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Gemini 9
Gemini 9 configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly

Test subject Fred Spross, Crew Systems Division, wears the Gemini 9 configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly. The legs are covered with Chromel R, which is a cloth woven from stainless steel fibers, used to protect the astronaut and suit from the hot exhaust thrust of the Astronaut Maneuvering Unit (AMU). The Gemini spacesuit, back pack and chest pack comprise the AMU (33162); Rear view of AMU worn by test subject Spross (33163).

Catalog Date: 05 January 1966
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S66-33163

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