Skylab A-7LB Spacesuit Development for Skylab SL-2 through SL-4 Missions - Abridged Version
Discipline: Environmental Control/Life Support
With over 50 years of experience with NASA spacesuit development and operations, as well as the U.S. Air Force pressure suit, Jim McBarron shared his significant knowledge about Skylab A-7LB spacesuit development. This included A-7LB extravehicular (EV) suit requirements and design changes implemented to establish the Skylab A-7LB EV suit design baseline. Additionally, he identified spacesuit experience for the Skylab SL-2 through SL-4 missions. He concluded by identifying noteworthy lessons learned.