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US Spacesuit Knowledge Capture
« on: 04/30/2011 05:20 pm »

The ability to learn from both the mistakes and successes of the past   
is vital to assuring success in the future. Due to the close physical interaction between spacesuit systems and human beings as users, spacesuit technology and usage lends itself rather uniquely to the benefits realized from the skillful organization of historical information; its dissemination; the collection and identification of artifacts; and the education of those in the field. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), other organizations and individuals have been performing United States (U.S.) Spacesuit Knowledge Capture since the beginning of space exploration. Avenues used to capture the knowledge have included publication of reports; conference presentations; specialized seminars; and classes usually given by veterans in the field. More recently the effort has been more concentrated and formalized whereby a new avenue of spacesuit knowledge capture has been added to the archives in which videotaping occurs engaging both current and retired specialists in the field presenting technical scope specifically for education and preservation of knowledge. With video archiving, all these avenues of learning can now be brought to life with the real experts presenting their wealth of knowledge on screen for future learners to enjoy. Scope and topics of U.S. spacesuit knowledge capture have included lessons learned in spacesuit technology, experience from the Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Shuttle programs, hardware certification, design, development and other program components, spacesuit evolution and experience, failure analysis and resolution, and aspects of program management. Concurrently, U.S. spacesuit knowledge capture activities have progressed to a level where NASA, the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Hamilton Sundstrand (HS) and the spacesuit community are now working together to provide a comprehensive closed-looped spacesuit knowledge capture system which includes

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Re: US Spacesuit Knowledge Capture
« Reply #1 on: 02/02/2018 04:49 am »

NASA STI Program
Published on Feb 1, 2018

The U.S. Spacesuit Knowledge Capture Program, managed by NASA Johnson Space Center, seeks to capture knowledge and lessons learned from well-known experts in the fields of EVA, spacesuits, and portable life support systems.

The presentation materials and the lectures with closed captioning are available through the NESC Academy Online:
Tony De La Rosa