New Spacesuit for Gemini 7
April 9, 2003
The new light weight spacesuit planned for possible use during the Gemini 7 mission is modeled by Fred R. Spross, Gemini Support Office, Crew Systems Division. The spacesuit weighs 16 lbs. including helmet. It is designed so that it may be partially or completely removed during flight. It has two layers of material while previous suits had four layers.
Topics: Rebreathers, Gemini program, Human spaceflight, Gemini Support Office, Crew Systems Division, Gemini space suit, Advanced Crew Escape Suit, Space suit, Gemini 7, Apollo program, Space technology