• Engineering
  • Published 1966

Portable lightweight cell provides controlled environment

  title={Portable lightweight cell provides controlled environment},
  author={S. Martin Shelton and J S Tarr},
The problem: To provide a separate, secondary safe environment capable of receiving a spacesuited man in the event of spacesuit damage or malfunction. The secondary environment must have enough room for its occupant to eat, drink, eliminate body wastes, and perform routine hygienic tasks. The solution: An inflatable, lightweight cell having a pressuresealing zipper for entry and exit and which is equipped to maintain a livable atmosphere.