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|Gemini Light Suit - Gemini Lightweight Suit|
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Other Designations: Gemini G5C Space Suit. Manufacturer's Designation: Gemini Lightweight Suit. Class: Manned. Type: Space Suits. Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Manufacturer: Dave Clark.
The David Clark G5C lightweight space suit was developed for long duration Project Gemini missions. It was designed to be easily removed during flight and to provide greater comfort than the standard Gemini space suit. Astronauts Frank Borman and James A. Lovell used suits of this type during their 14 day Gemini VII mission in December 1965.
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