Very early left-handed 1000 series Space Shuttle glove TMG (Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment), with two ILC-Dover tags on the interior, reading: "Item: TMG, Glove Assembly, Part No. 0106-80538-01A, Serial No. FMU006, Size 08, Code ID 74897, MFG 5/78" and "Item: Glove Assembly, Part No. 0106-10006-01A, Serial No. FMU006, Size 08H, Spec. 0106-10006, CEI No. 106, Code Ident. 74897, Date 5/78, Contract No. NAS 9-15150." In very good condition, with moderate wear and staining to exterior. Designed and manufactured by ILC Dover to support the earlier Space Shuttle mission EVAs, the TMG is the outermost layer of the space suit glove and provides insulation, radiation shielding, and protection from micrometeorites that could otherwise puncture the suit.
Provenance: The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center in Prince Frederick, MD.
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