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a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure


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This airlock module will be a permanent commercial module on the ISS.
* Ensure that airlock doors are designed and maintained to prevent simultaneous opening of both sets of doors.
It can be installed on almost any dust collector, eliminating the need for expensive, bulky airlocks. There are no moving parts or flex hose, making the product easy to use.
The space agency is also considering partnerships for other elements of the gateway, such as logistics, airlocks and habitation modules.
The spacewalk, in Russian Orlan suits using the airlock of the Pirs Docking Compartment began at 1:25 a.m.
The British astronaut helped complete the crew's primary task of repairing a broken voltage regulator and headed back to the airlock on the International Space Station (ISS).
Live footage showed both astronauts safely returning to the airlock area of the ISS and the thermal cover being closed behind them.
YOU WILL NEED: 7lb 11oz apples, 7lb 11oz pears, two inches of root ginger, one Campden tablet, cider press, two sterilised demijohns, airlock, hydrometer, bottles.
Robert Jarrard of Plattco Corporation, a solution provider at the marcus evans Industrial Plant Management Summit 2015, on how plants could become safer and more efficient with airlock valves.
During repressurization of the station's airlock following the spacewalk, a spacesuit configuration issue put the suit Mastracchio was wearing in question for the next excursion - specifically whether water entered into the suit's sublimator inside the airlock.
The problem came up in the cooling unit of veteran astronaut Rick Mastracchio's spacesuit after he re-entered the space station airlock following a spacewalk that lasted 5.5 hours, NASA said.
Expedition 37 flight engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiywere participating in photo and video sessions with the torch outside the station, and then would then stow it back inside the airlock before continuing with their six-hour spacewalk.