Dressing for Altitude: U.S. Aviation Pressure Suits: Wiley Post to Space Shuttle

Dressing for Altitude: U.S. Aviation Pressure Suits: Wiley Post to Space Shuttle

Agency Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Provides a high-level summary of the technological development and operational use of partial- and full-pressure suits, from the earliest models to the current high-altitude, full-pressure suits used for modern aviation, as well as those that were used for launch and entry on the Space Shuttle.

Provides a resource on the technology for suits designed to keep humans alive at the edge of space. NASA-SP-2011-595.

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GPO Stock Number:
033-000-01354-0
ISBN:
9780160901102
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In Stock - Warehouse and Retail (Priced)
USA Price:
$104.00
International Price:
$145.60
Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Author:
Jenkins, Dennis R.
Year/Pages:
2012: 526 p.; ill.
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Key Phrases:
NASA SP 2011 595
United States Aviation Pressure Suits
Aviation
Aviation History
Clothing
Pressure suits, United States
Space suits, United States
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Weight:
7.0625 lb.
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Hardcover
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Cloth
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Unit of Issue (U.S.):
Each
Item Available Date:
08/27/2012
Last Status Update:
06/18/2014

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Steve rated it with 4 stars and had this to say, " Interesting history of the early days of aerospace pressure suits. Many excellent photos."