Why Are Spacesuits White?
Learn why spacesuits are white, and how to avoid drama by breaking the Karpman Drama Triangle. Then, test your podcast knowledge with this month’s Curiosity Challenge trivia game.
Why are spacesuits white? By Cameron Duke
- Harry Jones. (2009, July 12). Spacesuit heat rejection loads on the moon and Mars, W. ResearchGate; ResearchGate. https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Spacesuit-heat-rejection-loads-on-the-moon-and-Mars-W_tbl3_288944210
- LUNAR RECONNAISSANCE ORBITER: Temperature Variation on the Moon North Pole Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature. (n.d.). https://lunar.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/lithos/LROlitho7temperaturevariation27May2014.pdf
- Massina, C., Klaus, D., & Sheth, R. (2014). Evaluation of Heat Transfer Strategies to Incorporate a Full Suit Flexible Radiator for Thermal Control in Space Suits. https://ttu-ir.tdl.org/bitstream/handle/2346/59691/ICES-2014-89.pdf
- Why are EVA suits white? (2020). Nasa.Gov. https://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/eva/white.html
- Cool Spacesuits NASA SUMMER OF INNOVATION. (n.d.). https://www.nasa.gov/pdf/544886main_LS5_Cool-Space-Suits_C1.pdf
To Avoid Drama, You Need to Break the Karpman Drama Triangle by Mae Rice
- How to Ditch the Drama in Your Relationships. (2018). Greater Good. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_ditch_the_drama_in_your_relationships
- Karpman, S. (1968). Fairy tales and script drama analysis. Transactional analysis bulletin, 7(26), 39-43. https://www.karpmandramatriangle.com/pdf/DramaTriangle.pdf
- The Official Site of the Karpman Drama Triangle. (2014). Karpmandramatriangle.Com. https://www.karpmandramatriangle.com/index.html
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