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

Manufacturer
Airesearch Mfg. Co.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Life Support

Materials
Exterior: Beta cloth
Interior: plastic, rubber, copper, pvc, aluminum
Fittings: Anodized aluminun
Dimensions
3-D: 635 x 5.1cm (20 ft. 10 in. x 2 in.)

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

Manufacturer
Airesearch Mfg. Co.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Life Support

Materials
Exterior: Beta cloth
Interior: plastic, rubber, copper, pvc, aluminum
Fittings: Anodized aluminun
Dimensions
3-D: 635 x 5.1cm (20 ft. 10 in. x 2 in.)

ID: A19940104000