Accession Number:

AD0639204

Title:

INERT GAS COMPONENTS FOR SPACE CAPSULE ATMOSPHERES.

Descriptive Note:

Memo. rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB NEW LONDON CONN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-04-08

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The potential values of several inert gases are surveyed for use in space cabin atmospheres. Helium, argon, neon, krypton, and xenon are briefly discussed. It is concluded that two of these elements, namely, helium and neon, are worthy of serious consideration for use in space travel.

Subject Categories:

  • Manned Spacecraft
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE