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Grumman Moon Suit
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Class: Manned. Type: Space Suits. Nation: USA. Manufacturer: Grumman.

A favourite of Life magazine in the 1960's, this Grumman / Space General design for extended lunar surface operations allowed the astronaut to withdraw his arms from the flexible manipulators and work within the pressurised 'cabin' of the can enclosing his upper torso and head.


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