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|Rockwell SHS - Rockwell Spherical Heat Shield escape concept - two crew|
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Other Designations: Spherical Heat Shield escape concept. Class: Manned. Type: Bailout. Nation: USA. Manufacturer: Rockwell.
The Rockwell Spherical Heat Shield escape concept used a return capsule shell like a Vostok capsule cut in half. Two crew could be returned in a pressurized environment. Mass per crew 220 kg.
Craft.Crew Size: 2. Total Length: 1.5 m. Maximum Diameter: 2.2 m. Total Mass: 445 kg.
- 419 - Kane, Francis X, IAA, "A Thirty Year Perspective on Manned Space Safety and Rescue: Where We've Been; Where We Are; Where We Are Going", IAA 84-270, 1984.
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