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Here are Boeing's new slim, touchscreen-friendly spacesuits

Here are Boeing's new slim, touchscreen-friendly spacesuits The company unveiled a new line of spacesuits this week to pair with its Starliner spacecraft, designed to take astronauts to the International Space Station.At 20 pounds, it weighs 40 percent less than NASA's current spacesuits, has touchscreen-friendly gloves, strategically placed zippers, and a soft helmet with a wide visor for better peripheral viewing.

Meet the DIY spacesuit designer who wants to bring exploration to the masses

Meet the DIY spacesuit designer who wants to bring exploration to the masses Cameron Smith's cramped apartment resembles a makeshift NASA lab.They'll begin at 5,000 feet, then 10,000 feet, and so on, progressively working their way to 63,000 feet — the so-called Armstrong limit.

Reebok Floatride Foam Boots Were Made for Space Walking

Reebok Floatride Foam Boots Were Made for Space Walking While fashionableness is not required to survive in space, NASA has been working to bring cosmonauts’ image into the 21st century.The Administration’s next-generation suit technologies, designed for deep space exploration, will be more efficient, mobile, and safe.

You won't believe how snazzy SpaceX's spacesuit looks

You won't believe how snazzy SpaceX's spacesuit looks Elon Musk's space transport company SpaceX will one day start carrying humans into space, and now we know what their spacesuits will look like.Easy to do either separately," Musk said in the photo's description.

SpaceX Teases Runway-Ready Astronaut Suit

SpaceX Teases Runway-Ready Astronaut Suit The lumbering suits of the ’70s are being replaced with more fitted ensembles, as illustrated by early photos of SpaceX’s new astronaut outfit.Elon Musk last month shared the first image of an operational suit—complete with human hanger and spacecraft backdrop.