Overview

biological isolation garment


'biological isolation garment' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(BIG)

 An early biological protective suit with a faceplate, given to astronauts returning from space. The suits had no ventilation and were uncomfortably hot. After the splashdown of the Apollo 11 astronauts in the Pacific Ocean in July 1969, US Navy swimmers threw into the spacecraft the garments to be donned before the astronauts went to the mobile quarantine facility on the deck of the USS Hornet.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.