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Safety Design for Space Systems by Tommaso Sgobba, Axel Larsen, Gary E. Musgrave Ph.D

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Chapter 7. Emergency Systems
P.E. John Muratore
Research Associate Professor, Aviation Systems and Flight Research, University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, Tennessee

Contents

7.1 Space Rescue 225
By John Muratore, P.E.
7.2 Personal Protective Equipment 256
By Baraquiel Reyna

7.1. Space Rescue

Space rescue has been a topic of speculation for a wide community of people for decades. Astronauts, aerospace engineers, diplomats, medical and rescue professionals, inventors, and science fiction writers all speculated on this problem. Martin Caidin's (1964) novel, Marooned, dealt with the problems of rescuing a crew stranded in low Earth orbit. Legend at the Johnson Space Center says that Caidin's portrayal of a Russian attempt to save the American ...

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