Questions tagged [service-utilities]

Tag pertains to utility services and their interface ports in a space craft or habitat, such as data lines, eg, ethernet cables, sensor lines; power busses, or gas and fluid lines, eg $О­_2$, water, propellant, and their housings and access runs and ports.

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Is there an equivalent of the Dragon 'claw' and Apollo umbilical fairing between the Soyuz crew and service modules?

The Apollo service module provided power etc. to the command module through umbilical connections covered by a fairing. When the two modules were separated, a 'guillotine' cut through the cables and ...
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How are electrical and other utilities interfaces added to an operating pressurised spacecraft?

How are extra utility lines and pipes, like data, electrical, ?or gasses and fluids, added to a manned, pressurised and operating vehicle or habitat, in space? A spacecraft may be launched with, ...