In reference to a discussion about the “space”-suits not reasonably being able to handle the necessary forces versus the vacuum, someone said it’s “only” 14 psi pressure vs. nothing.
Well, it’s closer to 15 but OK.
Versus a vacuum, that pressure in a suit means that on every 4×4 inch (=16 si) of fabric laminate, there is the force equivalent of the weight a (1) full-grown man (14×16=224 pounds), bloating/stiffening it. – Let’s use that as basis for reasoning here.
Then, on one (1) …