Friday, 7 March 2014

Moon shots: the far-out space suits of past, present, and future




Space suits have come a long way since they were first used to protect pilots venturing just outside the earth, but they still have quite a ways to go. For decades now, the American and Russian space programs have been improving astronauts' suits little by little, making them safer, more maneuverable, and better equipped for emergencies.
But they're still far from perfect: no suit is truly easy to put on or move around in, and that's something that space agencies and private institutions...
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