NASA set to unveil latest spacesuit design - with public's help

April 15, 2014 6:04 PM

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NASA set to unveil latest spacesuit design - with public's help

Anticipating its astronauts will soon encounter unprecedented environs in space, NASA is set to unveil the new Z-2 spacesuit for deep-space exploration. Public voting on three Z-2 prototypes closes Tuesday evening.

NASA says all three options for the latest Z-series spacesuit “will incorporate a number of technology advances to shorten preparation time, improve safety and boost astronaut capabilities during spacewalks and surface activities.”

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