U.S. Space Gear: Outfitting the Astronaut
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From the earliest days of flight, design of comfortable yet protective flying clothing has proved almost as great a challenge as the creation of airplanes and spacecraft. With more than 150 illustrations, this volume shows how researchers and designers culled life-saving ideas from sources both expected and obscure: deep-sea divers' equipment, pressurized inner tubes, tomato worms, and medieval armor.
ISBN 13: 9781560983828
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