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Development of a portable life support system and emergency life support packThe design, development, and fabrication of a feasibility model of a breathing bag life support system for extravehicular activity are discussed. The breathing vest and back pack portable life support system contains connectors which allow external water and gas supply. At a metabolic rate of 2000 BTU per hour, the two low pressure bottles provide 27 minutes of breathing gas for a total filled system weight of 30.5 pounds.
Document ID
19720005423
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Date Acquired
September 2, 2013
Publication Date
June 13, 1970
Subject Category
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
PUBL-70-586
NASA-CR-108541
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-8135
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-8135
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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