[FPSPACE] New developments in emergency guns on Soyuz

Keith Gottschalk kgottschalk at uwc.ac.za
Fri Nov 14 04:00:28 EST 2014



>>> On 2014/11/13 at 07:48 PM, in message <29C6C4A5DC514728823F37D24AFC5E0B at owner8755e88ed>, "James Oberg" <jameseoberg at comcast.net> wrote:

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/space-flight/how-i-stop-cosmonauts-carrying-guns
 
Thanks, Peter, for the Stafford museum connection!!
 
  This is hilarious - only a bureaucrat could invent this process!
 
"The pistol is still on the official list of kit contents," she recalled him saying. "But before every mission we meet to review that list and vote to remove it for this specific flight."
 
   In the event of Siberian wolf packs, DON'T open the Soyuz hatch before the ski troops arrive....
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