A bladder-like device that both finds and temporarily fixes leaks in moon tunnels or space station habitats. (Read
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|"There were similar devices in Glen Cook's PASSAGE AT ARMS. Called "plug-ups", they were ping pong ball sized balloons, used in Climber type warships due to their exceedingly thin hulls."|
(Winchell Chung 3/17/2006 7:30:43 AM )
|"What is the possibility of engineering micro versions of Tag-alongs that would be beneficial to humans when injected medically?
Henderson N. C. 27536
(Question from Spaceman C 3/24/2006 6:28:46 AM )
|"...small leaks, and leaks that aren't behind the delicate instruments and equipment that occupy pretty much every square inch of the bulkheads of present-day spacecraft."|
(Your Obdeient Serpent 10/8/2007 8:06:30 PM )
|"I was watching a rerun of Mission to Mars, and during the micrometeor scenes, I was thinking they really could have used some tag-alongs. Balloons filled with super-glue would work well I think.
(Moondragon 5/15/2009 2:03:59 AM )
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