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Space Suits and Life Support: Basic Concepts of IVA vs. EVA

  • Theodore SouthernEmail author
  • Nikolay Moiseev
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Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction into the basic architecture, operational constraints, and design considerations of the space suit life support system. An outline of requirements based on environmental and physiological considerations is discussed.

Keywords

International Space Station Decompression Sickness Life Support System Space Suit Pressure Garment 
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© Springer International Publishing AG 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Final Frontier DesignBrooklynUSA

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