U.S. Space Gear: Outfitting the Astronaut

U.S. Space Gear: Outfitting the Astronaut

by Lillian D. Kozloski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560983828
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 04/17/2000
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lillian D. Kozloski was formerly a museum specialist in the Department of Space History at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. Flying Suits Chapter 2 2. Development of the Pressure Suit Chapter 3 3. Mercury Space Suits Chapter 4 4. Gemini Space Suits Chapter 5 5. Apollo Space Suits Chapter 6 6. Space Suits for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Skylab, and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Chapter 7 7. Space Shuttle Suits Chapter 8 8. Advanced Development Space Suits Chapter 9 9. Space Suits in the National Collection Chapter 10 Appendix 1: NASA Management INstruction 1052.85 Chapter 11 Appendix 2: The National Air and Space Museum Guideliens for the Exhibition, Care, and Handling of Space Suits Chapter 12 Appendix 3: The Materials Revolution: Superpolymers and Plastics Chapter 13 Appendix 4: Pressure Suits in the Aeronautical Collection of the Preservation/Study Collections, Paul E. Gerber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility Chapter 14 Appendix 5: Pressure Suits in the Space Collection of the Preservation/Study Collections, Paul E. Gerber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility Chapter 15 Appendix 6: Project Mercury Summary Chapter 16 Appendix 7: Project Gemini Summary Chapter 17 Appendix 8: Project Apollo Summary Chapter 18 Appendix 9: Project Skylab Summary Chapter 19 Appendix 10: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Summary Chapter 20 Appendix 11: Space Shuttle Summary

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