MIT researchers developing skintight spacesuit for NASA astronauts

September 21, 2014 12:46 PM

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MIT researchers developing skintight spacesuit for NASA astronauts

Future NASA astronauts will wear new skintight spacesuits being developed by MIT researchers that will offer them more comfort and choice in mobility.

While the conventional bulkiness of existing space suits prove quite burdensome for astronauts and decrease their mobility in space, the next generation spacesuit (the MIT BioSuit) will reduce mass that will offer greater mobility.

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