NASA Photo ID: S66-33163           File Name: 10074333.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 05/01/66
Title: Gemini 9 configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly
Test subject Fred Spross, Crew Systems Division, wears the Gemini 9 
configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly. The legs are covered with 
Chromel R, which is a cloth woven from stainless steel fibers, used to 
protect the astronaut and suit from the hot exhaust thrust of the Astronaut 
Maneuvering Unit (AMU). The Gemini spacesuit, back pack and chest pack 
comprise the AMU (33162); Rear view of AMU worn by test subject Spross 
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