Chapter 22. Extravehicular Activity Safety
Christine E. Stewart
Senior Extravehicular Activities Operations Safety Engineer, Science andApplications International Corporation, Houston, Texas
22.1 Extravehicular Activity Environment
22.1. Extravehicular Activity Environment
Designing hardware or experiments that are to be located or operated in an extravehicular environment requires understanding how materials and mechanisms react to the zero-
g thermal vacuum environments. Even when experiment hardware is not designed to interface with a crewmember engaged in extravehicular activity, there are very credible scenarios in which incidental contact during this activity is possible. ...