Sought-after Phase VI Space Shuttle glove TMG (Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment), with two ILC-Dover tags on the interior, reading: "Item: Phase VI TMG, Glove Assembly, Part No. 0106-812107-02, Serial No. PVU-013" and "Item: RPHG Phase VI TMG, Assy.," both struck through and annotated with red felt tip, "Class III." The TMG glove features a gray silicon palm and fingertips, a handback flap, and interior cable terminating in power pack, with exterior featuring an on/off pull strap. Exhibits significant wear and losses to the palm and fingers. 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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