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MIT BioSuit
2014-09-19 07:43:43

A next-gen, skintight spacesuit that would improve astronaut mobility, provide support and reduce mass in comparison to current gas-pressurized models is in the works at MIT, officials the Cambridge-based research university revealed on Thursday.

Three New Futuristic NASA Spacesuit Designs To Get Public Vote
2014-03-25 14:08:59

NASA is asking the public to chime in on one of three future spacesuit design concepts that will be built this fall. The space agency’s Z-2 Suit is the latest prototype in its next-generation spacesuit platform.

2012-10-04 09:33:07

NASA has published a colorful, picture-filled book that details the development and use of the protective clothing worn by test pilots, astronauts and others as they soar high above Earth.

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2011-05-24 16:45:54

NASA said on Tuesday that astronauts will try a new set of exercises to prepare them for the change in pressure they encounter on their spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

2010-05-11 08:40:00

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand's One EVA team was presented a Stellar Award in the Team Category at the recent 2010 annual Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) banquet in Houston.

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2007-02-20 06:19:37

Space suits for astronauts may get a new and better design following a University of Houston doctoral student's locomotion stability research. Melissa Scott-Pandorf is a Fellow of the Texas Space Grant Consortium.

2006-05-02 13:58:24

Students and faculty from five North Dakota colleges will unveil a prototype Mars spacesuit this weekend in the Badlands.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.