Evolution of the Spacesuit in Pictures (Space Tech Gallery)

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Gordon Cooper in Project Mercury Suit - 1959

Credit: NASA
The spacesuit maybe the ultimate fashion statement: A suit that is both personal spaceship and life support pod, and allows astronauts to work in the harshest…Read More »

of environments. See how NASA's spacesuits evolved in this gallery. HERE: Gordon Cooper, one of NASA’s original seven chosen astronauts chosen in 1959, poses in his Mercury flight suit.   Less «
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