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Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Bill Ayrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lunar Outfitters chronicles the history of the Apollo space suit and how it was developed and produced. It focuses on the employees of ILC Industries, the maker of these lunar suits, and highlights ... More


End of a Historic Era

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides an overview of how the Apollo program came to an end, the end of the space race, and how both affected ILC Industries.


School of Hard Knocks

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of the ILC Industries space suit has its roots in the early 1950s, when a small group of “hard-knockers,” as they would call themselves, began developing pressure suits to protect humans in ... More


Developing the State-of-the-Art Space Suit

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What is the definition of a space suit? This chapter explains and chronicles the development of the model XMC2-ILC pressure suit for the early U.S. Air Force high-altitude aircraft.


The Model A-5L Space Suit Contract

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

ILC Industries wins the Apollo suit contract and is now the prime contractor responsible for delivering the suit NASA needs to explore the lunar surface and provide other protection to the crews ... More


The Model A-6L Space Suit: Unveiling the First Moon Suit

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

ILC Industries develops the model A-6L suit intended to be the first flight version to support the Apollo missions. The Nomex outer cover layer is designed with the expectation that it would provide ... More


The International Law Commission Facing the Second Decade of the Twenty-first Century

Georg Nolte

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that even if the historical preconditions for the success of the ILC in the 20th century have not disappeared but only changed somewhat, the question arises whether this is a ... More


Modern Reparation Doctrine in International Law and Investment Treaty Arbitration

Borzu Sabahi

in Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199601189
eISBN:
9780191729201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601189.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter traces the doctrine of reparation in contemporary international law and, in particular, in investment treaty arbitration. It discusses in detail the two significant developments which ... More


Modification of Treaties by Subsequent Practice

Irina Buga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787822
eISBN:
9780191829888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787822.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Treaties must undergo transformation and modernization to reflect changing norms and developments in international law. But treaties can be notoriously difficult to amend by formal means. One crucial ... More


Defences in the Jurisprudence of International Tribunals

Phoebe N. Okowa

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the International Law Commission's (ILC) study on legal principles relating to the responsibility of the state and on defences in the jurisprudence of international tribunals. ... More


Conclusion to Part III

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter recalls the major themes and issues addressed in Part III of the monograph, emphasizing that the invocation of self-defence (or more modest forcible reactions) in response to ... More


Introduction to Part I

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter indicates that Chapter 1 addresses certain secondary international legal norms critically with a view to improving the framing of the arguments to follow on the ... More


Freedom with Their Exception: Jurisdiction and Immunity as Rule and Exception

Eleni Methymaki and Antonios Tzanakopoulos

in Exceptions in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198789321
eISBN:
9780191831171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789321.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The relationship between the rules on state jurisdiction and sovereign immunity has been the subject of a long-standing debate among international lawyers, as well as international and domestic ... More


Due Diligence in the History of the Codification of the Law of State Responsibility

Helmut Philipp Aust and Prisca Feihle

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter sheds light on the role that due diligence played throughout the drafting history of the International Law Commission’s (ILC) Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally ... More


Member States’ Due Diligence Obligations to Supervise International Organisations

Kristina Daugirdas

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

There are two reasons to consider member states’ obligations to supervise international organisations as a distinct category of due diligence obligations. First, due diligence obligations typically ... More


The Bush Administration and Lebanon After May 2005: World Council for the Cedars Revolution and the International Lebanese Committee for UNSCR 1559

Nadejda K Marinova

in Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The chapter analyzes the George W. Bush administration’s utilization of two Lebanese diaspora NGOs: the World Council for the Cedars Revolution (WCCR) and the International Lebanese Committee for ... More


Accountability and Multinational Military Operations

Paulina Starski

in The 'Legal Pluriverse' Surrounding Multinational Military Operations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198842965
eISBN:
9780191878855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842965.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter focuses on the rules on ‘international legal responsibility’ of states and international organizations as one scheme of holding actors of multinational military operations ‘accountable’. ... More


The Personality of Individuals in Positive International Law—General Issues

Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen

in The International Legal Personality of the Individual

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198820376
eISBN:
9780191860294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820376.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 3 examines a number of issues of general relevance to public international law. It first inquires why the overall issue of the applicability of international law to individuals was not long ... More


Introduction

Irina Buga

in Modification of Treaties by Subsequent Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787822
eISBN:
9780191829888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787822.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter introduces the discussion of the key role of subsequent practice in the process of treaty adaptation and the formation of international law more generally. The chapter explains the need ... More


Subsequent Practice as a Means of Treaty Modification

Irina Buga

in Modification of Treaties by Subsequent Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787822
eISBN:
9780191829888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787822.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter surveys the degree of recognition of the process of treaty modification by subsequent practice in the case law and doctrine. The analysis begins with the original ILC provision on treaty ... More


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