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2011-03-22 05:45:00

NASA scientists tested a spacesuit designed to be used on Mars during a week-long expedition in a remote Argentine base in Antarctica, Reuters reported on Monday. Argentine aerospace engineer Pablo de Leon designed the $100,000 prototype NDX-1 space suit, which was put through its paces in frigid temperatures and winds of nearly 50 mph as scientists simulated the procedures astronauts would use to gather soil samples on the red planet. "This was the first time we took the suit to such an...


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