Re: Windshield damage

Dave Mullenix (djmullen@facstaff.wisc.edu)
Mon, 7 Oct 1996 00:10:35 -0500

Bruno Tilgner wrote:

> Several of
>Mir's windows had to be replaced more than once because of gradual abrasion.

Wow!  How do you replace a window in an orbiting spacecraft?  Does everybody
put on their space suits first so you can release the internal air pressure
or do
they have some sort of scheme which replaces the window without releasing
the air?

Dave