Lot #3623
Cosmonaut Penguin Suit Stowage Bag

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Unflown ‘Penguin suit’ stowage bag for space flights made by the Soviet Union in the 1970s. The off-white synthetic fabric bag approximately measures 16.5″ x 6″ x 7″, with the top featuring a zipper, and the bottom featuring three sets of straps with metal buckles. In fine condition. The Pingvin exercise suit, more popularly known as the Penguin suit, is a Russian anti-zero-G suit worn during spaceflight that was designed to mimic the effects of gravity on the body, with the objective of counteracting the loss of bone and muscle in weightlessness.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021