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Started by Seth, June 08, 2008, 05:15:57 am

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Seth


Will

June 08, 2008, 08:01:59 am #1 Last Edit: June 08, 2008, 08:14:35 am by Will
Photoshopped mate, you can see the tether in the reflection of the helmet, also thats a lot of open water and the clouds look real uniform.

though it is from a govt. site so what do I know.

the second one might be real though, they got the little jet pack thing so they should be fine.


* I take that back, after closer inspection it is indeed his\her arm not the tether, still the last picture is crazy though, must have been dare night on the ISS
The world is round... so you have to use spherical projection.

rcallicotte

I've heard something about this, but it can't be a sign of common sense.  The possibilities in space to just untether from civilization and risk openly floating until you run out of air just isn't very bright.
So this is Disney World.  Can we live here?

Will

The world is round... so you have to use spherical projection.

Seth


rcallicotte

Bleh. Ptu. Ptu. Spbleah. Tu. Ptu. 
So this is Disney World.  Can we live here?

old_blaggard

http://www.terragen.org - A great Terragen resource with models, contests, galleries, and forums.

Dark Fire

They have gas jets or something like that built into the spacesuits in case of such an eventuality.

Will

in the eva gear they do yea
The world is round... so you have to use spherical projection.

Cyber-Angel

Lets talk a little about EVA safety: astronauts when on EVA always work in pairs for safety reasons in case a tether line should break, NASA policy is quite clear that where possible that astronauts engaged on EVA work should be double tethered. When working on either the ISS or STS astronauts working on EVA are always under video surveillance by the Mission Specialist who can in the event of an astronaut breaking free use within reason the robotic arm on the ISS or STS if that astronaut is within reach.

For certain EVA work it maybe required to use a thruster pack called the MMU (Manned Maneuvering Unit) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manned_Maneuvering_Unit
Though as the Wikipedia Article mentions, this has not been used since the destruction of STS-51-L on 28th January, 1986.

Regards to you.

Cyber-Angel  ;D                   

Seth

thanks for the informations ^^

rcallicotte

Thanks CA.  That's interesting.
So this is Disney World.  Can we live here?