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Apollo experience report: Development of the extravehicular mobility unitThe development and performance history of the Apollo extravehicular mobility unit and its major subsystems is described. The three major subsystems, the pressure garment assembly, the portable life-support system, and the oxygen purge system, are defined and described in detail as is the evolutionary process that culminated in each major subsystem component. Descriptions of ground-support equipment and the qualification testing process for component hardware are also presented.
Document ID
19760003073
Document Type
Other - NASA Technical Note (TN)
Authors
Lutz, C. C.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Stutesman, H. L.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Carson, M. A.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Mcbarron, J. W., II
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
November 1, 1975
Subject Category
Astronautics (General)
Report/Patent Number
JSC-S-440
NASA-TN-D-8093
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 914-50-80-01-72
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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