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Extravehicular mobility unitThe Apollo extravehicular mobility unit (EMU) consisted of a highly mobile, anthropomorphic pressure vessel and a portable life support system. The EMU used for the first lunar landing is described along with the changes made in the EMU design during the program to incorporate the results of experience and to provide new capabilities. The performance of the EMU is discussed.
Document ID
19760005607
Document Type
Book Chapter
Authors
Maurice A. Carson
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
Michael N. Rouen
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
Charles C. Lutz
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
James W. McBarron, II
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1975
Publication Information
Publication: Biomedical Results of Apollo
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Volume: NASA-SP-368
Issue Publication Date: January 1, 1975
URL: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19760005580
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Accession Number
76N12695
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NASW-2630
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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