Image of the Day: Lunar High Fives! Hands of the Apollo Astronauts


Totally cool high five's from the "Right Stuff" astronaut team. These are the hands of the Apollo astronauts, the plaster casts created to make their custom gloves in Houston, Texas, 1968.

Each of the space suits was custom made for each astronaut, fitted to perfection. That includes the gloves, which required precise measuring for maximum comfort and safety.

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