Never Leave your Spaceship Without Boots, Mitts, and a Hat

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All the best-dressed explorers wore glittery spacesuits more suitable to the Silver Surfer than somber NASA astronauts in the early days of the Space Age. These are the helmets, gloves, and boots for the Mercury Seven astronauts.

[NASA]


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imaginaryfriend

club kids and ravers would kill for these boots.