Superlative 4000 series Space Shuttle glove, complete with pressure bladder, restraint layer, and TMG
Extremely desirable complete right-handed 4000 series Space Shuttle glove, complete with its wrist ring, internal pressure bladder, restraint layer, and exterior TMG (Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment). Made by Airlock, the metal wrist ring is engraved on the edge, "Assy 9807-01, SN 146." The green urethane bladder is annotated inside the wrist, "P/N 0106-88971-02, Size 062F, S/N 298." The restraint layer has an ILC-Dover tag, reading: "Item: Restraint Assy., Glove 4000, Part No. 0106-88936-04, Serial No. 121, Size 06(ZF), Code ID 74897, MFG 2/92." The ILC-Dover tag on the TMG layer reads: "Item: TMG, Glove Assy….Serial No. MS014," with other writing indistinguishable. Sewn to the wrist of the restraint layer is a tag for the entire glove, reading: "Item: Glove Assy., 4000 Right, Part No. 0106-19010-40, Serial No. MS014, Size 06(ZF), Spec 0106-19010, CEI No. 106, Code Ident. 74896, Date 5/92, Contract No. NAS9-17873." The tags have been struck through with red felt tip. Includes a plastic case with affixed "NASA Critical Space Item" label. In fine condition. An extraordinary complete Space Shuttle glove.
Provenance: The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center in Prince Frederick, MD.