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Thu Jan 3, 2013, 02:08 PM

NASA's Z-1 Spacesuit: Buzz Lightyear's duds

There's an interesting photo gallery on the Space.com site for NASA's new Z-1 spacesuit. NASA's newest EVA suit is designed for both space and planetary surface missions. Space.com's coverage is very much on a 'Pop-Sci' level; but, there are some interesting historical images of NASA, Russian and Chinese spacesuits over the years.

Note that the Z-1 suit incorporates innovations from the Russian Orlan spacesuit; primarily the idea of having the astronaut/cosmonaut enter the suit through a back hatch.

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Odin2005 Jan 2013 #1

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:42 PM

1. NASA has a sense of humor!

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