Tag: space suit
nasa-z-2-space-suit-for-mars

Wait, are we serious with this “glowing suit”? Is the glowing part of it really so that fellow astronauts can differentiate between friend and foe on the surface of Mars? Apparently, NASA thinks its necessary and this Z-2 space suit just got picked as the winning apparel for future missions to Mars. I still prefer […]

Here’s a neat video from Johnson Space Center about how astronauts put on a space suit and what sorts of tools they bring along with them on a space walk.

next-generation-space-suit

Once again VICE is on the move with this fantastic VICE MOTHERBOARD article about an unlikely duo working on the next generation space suit in Brooklyn, NY. Ted Southern, a costume designer from Pratt, and Nik Moiseev, a former Russian cosmonaut engineer, got together to compete in the 2009 Astronaut Glove Competition in NASA’s Centennial […]