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life-support system

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  • Life support system — For other uses of Life support , see Life support (disambiguation). In human spaceflight, a life support system is a group of devices that allow a human being to survive in space. US government space agency NASA,[1] and private spaceflight… …   Wikipedia

  • life-support system — ▪ environmental       any mechanical device that enables a person to live and usually work in an environment such as outer space or underwater in which he could not otherwise function or survive for any appreciable amount of time. Life support… …   Universalium

  • life-support system — noun Date: 1959 an artificial or natural system that provides all or some of the items (as oxygen, food, water, control of temperature and pressure, disposition of carbon dioxide and body wastes) necessary for maintaining life or health …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Controlled Ecological Life Support System — Controlled (or Closed) Ecological Life Support Systems (acronym CELSS) are a type of scientific endeavor to create a self supporting life support system for space stations and colonies typically through controlled closed ecological systems, such… …   Wikipedia

  • Primary Life Support System — A Primary (or Portable) Life Support System/Subsystem, or PLSS, is the backpack of a spacesuit. It provides most of the functions of a spacecraft life support system, in a smaller package. The functions performed by the PLSS include: *regulating… …   Wikipedia

  • Portable Life Support System — Primary Life Support System Un PLSS sans sa protection extérieure Un Primary ou Portable Life Support System (de l anglais signifiant littéralement « système de survie portable »), couramment abrégé par le sigle PLSS, est en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Integrated Maneuvering Life Support System — Traje IMLSS. Integrated Maneuvering Life Support System (Sistema de soporte vital maniobrable integrado) o IMLSS fue un traje espacial diseñado por la empresa Hamilton Standard entre 1968 y 1969 para ser usado en la estación MOL de la USAF.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Primary Life Support System — Un PLSS sans sa protection extérieure Un Primary ou Portable Life Support System (de l anglais signifiant littéralement « système de survie portable »), couramment abrégé par le sigle PLSS, est en astronautique un ensemble d équipements …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Life-critical system — A life critical system or safety critical system is a system whose failure or malfunction may result in: death or serious injury to people, or loss or severe damage to equipment or environmental harm. Risks of this sort are usually managed with… …   Wikipedia

  • Life support (disambiguation) — Life support is a set of therapies for preserving a patient s life when essential body systems are not functioning sufficiently to sustain life.Life support may also refer to:* Advanced cardiac life support, urgent treatment for life threatening… …   Wikipedia

  • life-support — /luyf seuh pawrt , pohrt /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to equipment or measures that sustain or artificially substitute for essential body functions, as breathing or disposal of body wastes: Without life support equipment, the patient might die. 2 …   Universalium


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