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10 Crew Shelter



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10 Crew Shelter
American manned rescue spacecraft. Study 1963. Ten crew emergency shelter capsule, not separable, not re-entry capable, long duration. Mass per crew 301 kg.

Gross mass: 3,012 kg (6,640 lb).
Height: 3.35 m (10.99 ft).
Span: 4.52 m (14.82 ft).

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  • Rescue In the early 1960's, in the hey-day of the X-20 Dynasoar, it seemed that the US military would naturally keep building military aerospacecraft that would just keep going higher and faster. It was also supposed that the pilot would have to be given the equivalent of an ejection seat - some means of bailing out of the spacecraft in case of catastrophic failure or enemy attack. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • ASD American manufacturer of spacecraft. ASD, USA. More...

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