Umbilical, Life Support, Skylab
This life support umbilical was designed for the Skylab astronauts. During Skylab EVAs, the astronauts were connected to the vehicle by this umbilical, through which gases and liquid cooling were transported to and from the astronaut. The umbilical was also equipped with an emergency oxygen supply and electrical system for communications, and bio-medical monitoring.
This umbilical was used dudring training sessions prior to the missions.
Transferred from NASA in 1986.
Transferred from NASA - Marshall Spaceflight Center
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Airesearch Mfg. Co.
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Life Support
- Exterior: Beta cloth
- Interior: plastic, rubber, copper, pvc, aluminum
- Fittings: Anodized aluminun
- 3-D: 635 x 5.1cm (20 ft. 10 in. x 2 in.)