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A pressurized watertight suit that provides the astronaut with oxygen and protects against solar rays and meteorites during space walks.
Gives the astronaut the push needed to move away from the shuttle and to walk in space.
Protects the astronaut from heat, cold and small meteorites.
manned maneuvering unit
Instrument equipped with outlets used to connect various instruments and a propulsion system enabling the astronaut to move around the shuttle.
oxygen pressure actuator
body temperature control unit
life support system controls
Allows astronauts to see the parts of the spacesuit outside their field of vision.
Connects the astronaut to the shuttle, also providing a certain mobility.
Covered with silicone at the fingertips to provide touch sensitivity and insulated so that objects heated by the Sun can be picked up.
communications volume controls
Makes it possible to view data on the status of survival equipment.
A booklet containing the procedures to follow during space walks.
color television camera
Plastic shell that covers the head, allowing the astronaut to breathe and to see.
Translucent part of the helmet that allows the astronaut to see and protects against the Sun’s ultraviolet rays.
life support system
Module that contains, in particular, a supply of oxygen, a cooling system and a carbon dioxide disposal system.
35 mm still camera
A single-objective reflex camera that uses 35 mm film to capture an image.
single-lens reflex (SLR) camera: front view
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