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Focus Fire in Space Author Stefan Cimander studied history and politics; since 2005 he is writing for the firefighting-website www.feuerwehr-weblog.org; active firefighter since 1998 Furt her inform ation Elizabeth Howell: Fire! How the Mir Incident Changed Space Station Safety, www.universetoday.com/100229/fire-how-the-mir-incidentchanged space-station-safety/ Eric Niiler: How to Put Out a Fire In Space, www.news.discovery.com/ space/history-of-space/firefighting-in-space-nasa-120210.htm Fire Burns Differently in Space, Space Station Experiment Shows, www.space.com/13766-international-space-station-flex-fire-research. html NASA: Fire Prevention in Space, www.nasa.gov/missions/shuttle/f_ fireprevention.html ORF: How flames burn in zero gravity – Wie Flammen in der Schwerelosigkeit brennen,www.sciencev1.orf.at/ays/146368.html Robert Friedman: Fire Safety in extraterrestrial environments, www.ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19980209743.pdf Werner Pluta: Lighting fires on the international space station, www.golem.de/1112/88172.html Hadfield fire protection ISS, www.youtube.com/ watch?v=jBsQgdjkNcs Hadfield fire protection ISS Explaining fire in outer space: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKxAs_ f1SP8 ments, also with large scale fires in the scope of the research project SAFFIRE (Spacecraft Fire Safety Demonstration) in three CYGNUS freight carriers that return to the earth, on the one hand to be able to check the conventional fire protection concepts and on the other hand, to gain more knowledge about the behaviour of fire in spacecrafts. The first experiment took place on 21th June 2016 and first data were published 13. Fact is: If humans want to advance to the moon or Mars, or even beyond, one requires proven knowledge about fire and fire fighting methods under the conditions of outer space. ■ INTUMESCENT FIRESTOP SYSTEMS Mixed-, cable- and pipe penetration sealings Joint seals with movement capability www.z-z.eu APPROVED BY CIVIL DEFENCE UAE QATAR FeuerTRUTZ International 2.2016 17


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