Lot #8540
Skylab EMU Manual

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Estimate: $200+


Spiral-bound manual entitled “Skylab EMU,” 60 pages, 8.75 x 11, dated September 9, 1971, prepared by ILC Industries, Inc. The manual contains information relative to the Extravehicular Mobility Unit designed for the Skylab program, and contains sections dedicated to its various parts, such as: Torso Limb Suit Assembly, Integrated Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment, Pressure Helmet Assembly, Wristlets, Comfort Gloves, IV and EV Pressure Gloves, Neck Dam, SEVA Stowage Bag, and more. The manual foreword reads, in part: “This data is prepared to describe the PGA [Pressure Garment Assembly] and accessories provided in support of the Skylab program. The information contained herein is preliminary as some assemblies may be redesigned, deleted or new designs added as necessary to support Skylab mission needs.” Additionally, the manual contains a total of 47 highly detailed figures for the various pieces and components of the Skylab EMU. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #581 - Ended April 16, 2020