Spacesuit Basics - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

published 4 ideas

Spacesuit Basics

nasa.gov

Different suits serve different purposes

Space exploration includes two kinds of spacesuits:

  • One is worn inside a spacecraft during launch and ascent to space, during re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere and during landing.
  • The other kind is designed specifically for spacew...

3

STASHED IN:

3

The spacewalk spacesuit consists of two main parts: The pressure garment and the life support system.

The primary parts of the pressure garment:

  • The cooling garment is made from stretchy spandex material and abou...

STASHED IN:

3

The flexible parts of the suit are made from 16 layers of material that performs different functions.

  • The cooling garment makes up the first three layers.
  • The bladder layer is filled with gas to create proper body pressure and ...

1

STASHED IN:

3

  • Life support system. The backpack on the back of the spacesuit contains oxygen that astronauts breathe and that pressurizes the suit, a regulator to keep the correct pressure, a fan that circulates oxygen, electricity for the suit, a two-way radio, water for the cooling garm...

1

STASHED IN:

3

0 Comments

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP: