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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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.
The use of a pusher configuration marks a significant departure from the traditional towed-tractor escape tower concepts of Mercury and Apollo," said Rob Meyerson, president and program manager of Blue Origin.
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.
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 new vehicle is an in-line design with the crew capsule and escape tower on top, patterned after the Saturn rockets that helped take the Apollo capsule to the moon.
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.
The scale model for the Marshall tests included the crew capsule, service module and escape tower.