New Spacesuit for Gemini 8
April 9, 2003
Test subject Fred Spress, Crew Systems Division, wears the space suit and extravehicular equipment planned for use by Astronaut David R. Scott. The helmet is equipped with a gold-plated viser to shield the astronauts face from unfiltered sun rays. The system is composed of a life support pack worn on the chest and a support pack worn on the back.
Topics: Space suit, David Scott, Human spaceflight, Apollo/Skylab A7L, Gemini space suit, Crew Systems Division, extravehicular equipment, Astronaut