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Number: 244/172.1
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > With special crew accommodations > Emergency rescue means (e.g., escape pod)
Description: Subject matter including specific means for the emergency return of spacecraft personnel from orbit.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8690104 Capsule spacecraft emergency landing system Apr. 8, 2014
6666409 Crewed on-orbit, returnable, and reusable space vehicle Dec. 23, 2003
6557803 Crewed on-orbit, returnable, and reusable space vehicle May. 6, 2003
5628476 Encapsulating service module for emergency descent vehicles May. 13, 1997
5568902 Descent, travel, and protection apparatus, method of making and using same Oct. 29, 1996
5526999 Spacecraft with a crew escape system Jun. 18, 1996
5401069 Inflatable rescue device Mar. 28, 1995
5158248 Modular earth-return space vehicle Oct. 27, 1992
5143327 Integrated launch and emergency vehicle system Sep. 1, 1992
5108049 Device for overcoming the problem of crew safety during a spacecraft launch and improve the joints connecting the segments of the solid rocket booster Apr. 28, 1992
5064151 Assured crew return vehicle Nov. 12, 1991
4860971 Emergency egress fixed rocket package Aug. 29, 1989

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