A Space Suit for Productive and Safe Extravehicular Activity (EVA)

by Brand Norman Griffin, Griffin Design, Huntsville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space IV


An innovative space suit called the Command/Control Pressure Suit (CCPS) is described in terms of productivity and safety. Conceived as a cockpit for Extravehicular Activity (EVA), the CCPS provides astronauts with the information for rapid and informed decisions. On-board systems display real-time information on mission procedures, consumables, navigation and emergency operations.

Subject Headings: Space life support systems | Space exploration | Safety | Information systems | Navigation (geomatic) | Human and behavioral factors | Emergency management

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