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Apollo 17
Apollo glove assembly

Spacesuit inner gloves (left) consist of pressure bladders covered by Beta Cloth. EVA outer gloves are made of Beta Cloth, Mylar and a metallic mesh hand area. The thumb and fingertips of the glove are molded of silicone rubber to permit a degree of sensitivity. The inner gloves attach to the suit by pressure sealing rings, similar to those used in helmet to suit connections. The outer gloves served as a cover to protect from micrometeorites, abrasions and heat.

Catalog Date: 01 March 1982
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S82-26645

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