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Dressing for Altitude by Dennis R. Jenkins

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Dressing for Altitude
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Publisher: NASA
ISBN/ASIN: B0094WNPQQ
Number of pages: 530

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Anybody who has watched many movies or television shows has seen them -- the ubiquitous silver suits worn by pilots as they explore the unknown. They are called pressure suits, and one can trace their lineage to Wiley Post or, perhaps, a bit earlier.

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