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2013-04-25 12:22:22

Next Generation Spacesuit Designed to Meet Changing Mission Requirements FREDERICA, Del., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover, the designer and manufacturer of NASA's spacesuits and a wide range of engineered film and fabric products, announced today it was awarded an 18 month contract to design, manufacture and test the next generation of NASA's spacesuits - the Z-2. The new suit, designed for enhanced spacewalk capability, will operate at higher pressure levels than previous...

Spacesuit Redesign In Store For NASA Astronauts
2012-07-30 12:21:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After about 20 years, NASA has decided it´s about time to change out the astronaut wardrobe by developing a new spacesuit. NASA has its eyes set on some deep space missions in the coming years, including trips to a near-Earth object or Mars. Developing a new spacesuit for its astronauts is just another step to get it closer to its goal. The Z-1 prototype spacecraft and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 test article is...

2011-09-01 07:05:00

RR Auction, an Amherst, NH-based company, is offering a treasure trove of more than 800 unique and amazing historical objects in a Space and Aviation Artifacts auction this September 15-22. Amherst, NH (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 The uncertain future of the NASA space program may mark the end of the greatest era of innovation and exploration that the country has known. Until we choose again to reach for the stars, most will need to settle for the next best thingâ”to...