Sought-after left-handed Phase VI Space Shuttle glove TMG (Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment), with two ILC-Dover tags on the interior, reading: "Item: Phase VI, TMG, Softgoods Sub-Assy" and "Item: Phase VI, TMG, Assy., Part No. 0106-81244-03, Serial No. 108," the latter struck through and annotated with red felt tip, "C. III" and "Scrap." 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 some staining, as well as wear and losses to the 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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