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Spacesuit History - Dressing For Altitude
2012-09-06 05:47:51

NASA has published a book written by Dennis R. Jenkins about the development and use of clothing worn by test pilots, astronauts and others.

2010-09-13 10:21:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIFIRE Comfortable FR Wear, industry leader in comfortable flame resistant clothing for U.S. warfighters, proudly introduces its new 2-piece flight suit and combat shirt for NAVAIR, both of which have been designed by aircrew for aircrew.

2009-03-27 22:20:00

Dr. Earl Wood, inventor of the high-altitude pressure suit worn by pilots and astronauts, has died in Rochester, Minn.

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2008-01-27 09:10:00

While teams of engineers for NASA and its contractors are drawing up plans for a future moon base, other scientists are developing a new wardrobe for spacewalking astronauts -- the first change of garb for the outer space set in three decades.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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