escape tower

escape tower

[ə′skāp ‚tau̇·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A trestle tower placed on top of a space capsule, connecting the capsule to the escape rocket on top of the tower; used for emergencies.
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Dubai 10m x 20m rooftop (two faces) at first interchange, Sheikh Zayed Road; special operation between second and fourth interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road; 18 lampposts on Sheikh Zayed Road between Marina Mall and Ibn Battuta Mall; building wraps on Escape Tower and City Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road; unipole at entrance to IMPZ on Mohammed Bin Zayed Road; and a 140m hoarding nearby; National Paint rooftop on Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
Limited Tenders are invited for Overhauling Of Emergency Water Drain System Valves Of 30 M Escape Tower At Ins Satavahana
Firemen at the scene said the fire, in a flat on the 29th floor of Escape Tower, started from a cigarette "thrown from above".
Summary: Residents of a high-rise building on Dubai's Shaikh Zayed Road survived a fire-scare on Monday afternoon after fire-fighters doused flames on the 29th floor of the Escape Tower.
As for the Escape Tower center, it is open from Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 a.
Its outwardly splayed north edge set against its concrete escape tower provides a vertical accent to balance the dominant horizontal.
The foyer would also be increased in size and a new circular glass fire escape tower would link the foyer and the screens.
The submarines, designed by Sweden's Kockums which also built the bow and escape tower sections, have been plagued by problems since they were taken into use.
Performing nightly in Colossus County Fair near the base of the Superman The Escape tower.
The most likely escape route would be for the men to climb into an escape tower, usually located near to the torpedoes, at the back of the ship, and to be rescued by smaller submarines.
The LR5, which holds 16 passengers and three crew, will clamp itself to the escape tower on top of the Kursk.
Due to their extreme weight, tractor systems must be jettisoned within minutes of liftoff, but the SpaceX innovative design builds the escape engines into the side walls of Dragon, eliminating the danger of releasing a heavy solid rocket escape tower after launch.