NASA unveils new spacesuit prototypes for missions

Advanced Space Suit Engineer at NASA Kristine Davis wears the xEMU prototype space suit next to lead engineer Dustin Gohmert wearing the Orion crew survival spacesuit prototype for the next astronaut to the moon by 2024, during a presentation at NASA headquarters in Washington, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – NASA on Tuesday showed off two new spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts, signalling development of a crucial component to the space agency’s accelerated drive to return to the moon by 2024. Two NASA engineers strutted on a stage inside the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, donning the new spacesuits, modelling and doing […]

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