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New Spacesuit for Gemini 8
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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.