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Old 08-28-2012, 02:33 PM
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Default Dump Valve

I believe that is the emergency dump valve for the pressurization system.
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:02 PM
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I seem to recall reading or hearing that Spaceship one used a cork stopper as the valve to keep it pressurized during its space shot. That and a canister of Oxygen.

Maybe that guy was just planning to fly high! Or maybe he was high before flying...
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