View of the helmet's feedport.
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If the spacecraft would have lost pressurization during the mission, the
astronauts would have donned their spacesuits for the remainder of the flight.
In order to eat or drink, the astronaut would remove the feedport's
cover, revealing a small
hole with a flap (visible here) on the inside; this flap would ordinarily
be held in place by the suit's internal pressure. The astronaut would then be
able to drink water via a water gun
whose tip passed through the hole and eat food from containers with a similar