American pressure suit, tested 1966. Concept by Otto Schueller, patented by Davis, Moore, Ritzinger and Whitmore at USAFSAM.
Passive suit design with pressurization bladders containing closed gas cavities and a breathing bladder connected through the helmet regulator and aneroid-operated visor. Studies to 23 km using the system. Further developed by David Clark Company.
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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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Sears, William J, A Historical Review of Partial and Full Pressure Suits, Web Address when accessed: here.
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