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Skylab Trash Airlock
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Author and Affiliation:
Price, L. R.(McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Co., Saint Louis, MO, United States)
Abstract: The Skylab Trash Airlock (TAL) used throughout the Skylab mission to transfer trash materials that could support microbial growth from the pressurized cabin to the unpressurized waste tank is described. The TAL, which uses several basic mechanisms, was successfully operated daily for the 170 days of manned missions for a total of 637 cycles.
Publication Date: Aug 01, 1975
Document ID:
19760012095
(Acquired Nov 18, 1995)
Accession Number: 76N19183
Subject Category: MAN/SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SUPPORT
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: SEE parent document record, "NASA. Kennedy Space Center 9th Aerospace Mech. Symp."; p. p 149-159
Publisher Information: United States
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NAS9-6555
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Co.; Saint Louis, MO, United States
Description: 11p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: SKYLAB PROGRAM; SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS; WASTE DISPOSAL; DESIGN ANALYSIS; MANNED SPACE FLIGHT
Imprint And Other Notes: In NASA. Kennedy Space Center 9th Aerospace Mech. Symp. p 149-159 (SEE N76-19172 10-12)
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