Encyclopedia Astronautica

American space suit, tested 1963. ILC Dover and Hamilton Standard full pressure suit, Contained a secondary bladder and restraint with a wrist cuff/dam for NASA/HSD (1963-1964), modified A4H suit for NASA-AMES (1964-1965).

1964-65 AX5L -NASA Apollo suit prototype, IVA, ILC Dover

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  • Space Suits To explore and work in space, human beings must take their environment with them because there is no atmospheric pressure and no oxygen to sustain life. Inside the spacecraft, the atmosphere can be controlled so that special clothing is not needed. But in order to work outside the spacecraft, humans need the protection of a spacesuit. More...

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  • ILC Dover American manufacturer of spacecraft. ILC Dover / ILC Space Systems Division, Houston, TX, USA. More...

  • Sears, William J, A Historical Review of Partial and Full Pressure Suits, Web Address when accessed: here.

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