biological isolation garment

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 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.

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