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Future Astronauts Might be Able to 3D Print Their own Spacesuits and Parts as Needed

One of the best motivators to solve a problem is to experience it yourself.  Dr. Bonnie Dunbar happened to have…

9 months ago

India Shows off the Spacesuit its Astronauts Will be Using in 2022

At the recent Bengaluru Space Expo in India, the ISRO unveiled the spacesuit that it's astronauts will wear during the…

4 years ago

Where Can I Take Off My Space Helmet?

When it comes to space helmets, there's one rule: you keep your helmet on. But there might be a couple…

6 years ago

Gallery: Spacesuits Are Amazing Human-Protection Machines

Did you know it's been nearly 50 years since the first spacewalk? On March 18, 1965, Russian Alexei Leonov ventured…

8 years ago

Gallery: Diving For Spacewalks Is Way Tougher Than You Think

If you've spent any length of time underwater, you appreciate just how much drag it creates on your limbs --…

8 years ago

Winning Z-2 Spacesuit Prototype Design Gets Ready For ‘Test Campaign’

Striking a Buzz Lightyear-like pose above is the winning design for NASA's Z-2 spacesuit prototype. The version, called "technology", was…

9 years ago

Spacesuit Leak: Why It Took NASA 23 Minutes To Send Astronaut To Safety

It took NASA almost the same amount of time as a sitcom episode to send Luca Parmitano back to the…

9 years ago

Spacesuit Water Leak Prompts NASA Mishap Investigation

In the wake of a spacesuit water leak that sent two astronauts back to the airlock early during a spacewalk…

9 years ago

Can You Solve This Apollo 1 Spacesuit Mystery?

Reader Jeff Arnoldi recently approached me with an intriguing question about this Apollo 1 picture: Note that the U.S. flag…

10 years ago