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Item 9098 - NASA Spacesuit Development Information Catalog 463 (Oct 2015)

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Insightful grouping of material related to the development of Mercury, Apollo, and Skylab spacesuits by B. F. Goodrich Aerospace and Defense Products and ILC Industries, Inc. The B. F. Goodrich packet includes: a TLS signed by market manager W. K. Galloway, one page, 8.5 x 11, dated April 6, 1973, in part: “Per your recent letter, attached is a description of the Project Mercury Suit. We are also enclosing a small swatch of the outer garment material”; the aforementioned silver 3 x 2.5 swatch and five-page typewritten description of the B. F. Goodrich Mercury Pressure Suit; and several pages removed from a copy of Life Magazine, 10.25 x 13.75, dated May 12, 1961, with an advertisement entitled “Astronaut Probes Space in a B. F. Goodrich Suit.” The ILC Industries packet includes: a TLS signed by public relations director Richard L. Coe, one page, 8.5 x 11, dated March 28, 1973, in part: “I have enclosed a phamplet [sic] providing an excellent description of the Apollo and Skylab space suits and two additional sheets providing additional information. The second fact sheet, covering the environmental hazards of space, should be of particular interest to you”; the referenced tri-fold pamphlet, measuring 4 x 9 closed, entitled “The New Apollo and Skylab Space Suits”; and a twelve-page fact sheet packet, 8.5 x 11, entitled “Apollo Extravehicular Mobility Unit,” featuring five pages of detailed supplemental diagrams of suit parts and accessories. In overall fine condition, with trivial wear to Life magazine pages. Accompanied by the original mailing envelopes for both the B. F. Goodrich and the ILC Industries material.

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