Space: Some Unsuitable Workmanship

Some Unsuitable Workmanship Flaws that canceled the space walks during Columbia's flight

When I think generically of pressure suits, I think, ugh, nasty little coffins. I'd be pleased never to get inside one again. —Michael Collins in Carrying the Fire

As pilot of the command ship during Apollo ll's 1969 historic flight to the moon, Astronaut Mike Collins had perhaps less reason than his lunar-walking buddies to fret about the clumsy, complex garments that protected them from the harsh vacuum of space. But some of today's astronauts are seriously worried about just how precarious s...

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