NASA SCAPE suit Toxic Fuel Handler's SCAPE suit. (SCAPE) stands for Self Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble and is an original from the Kennedy Space Center. This well-used set of butyl-rubber coveralls with helmet, gloves, boots and backpack, was made to be worn by those who needed to handle hypergolic propellant. The inside retains portions of its original springs and hoses. The helmet has the large numbers "302" on both sides. Helmet also retains its NASA/KSC label inside. In good to very good condition, with areas of rubber beginning to deteriorate, scattered wear, scuffing, and soiling, an old label stuck to visor, and non-functioning zipper. This genuine NASA Apollo-era SCAPE suit is an interesting addition to any space collection. The suit retains the original "NASA property" metal tag and identification numbers. RR Auction COA.
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