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Orbiter Crew Escape Systems

Inflight Crew Escape System
Provided for use only when the orbiter would be in controlled gliding flight and unable to reach a runway.

Emergency Egress Slide
Provides the flight crew with emergency egress through the middeck side hatch.

Secondary Emergency Egress
Overhead window provides the flight crew with a secondary emergency egress route.

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 04/07/2002
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