Tuesday, September 8, 2015

What the well dressed pilot of 1960 is wearing

John J. Floherty, Aviation From the Ground up, Lippincott 1960
Space suit designed for the X15 flight program. The chair seems to be some sort of wooden mockup, possibly for ergonomic studies.

1 comment:

The Duke said...

That was the deck chair they carried on Apollo 11, so they had something to relax on after the moon walk.