Boeing designed a new spacesuit to be worn by astronauts that will journey to space aboard the Starliner. The company plans to test the spacecraft and the suit in 2018.
NASA is seeking proposed solutions for fecal, urine and menstrual management systems to be used in the crew’s launch and entry spacesuits.
Kids of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to speak with one of NASA’s astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This astronaut was none other than Kate Rubins of Expedition 49.
Scientists from MIT have designed a next-generation spacesuit that acts practically as a second skin, and could revolutionize the way future astronauts travel into space.
Do you want to black out, swell, burn, or freeze? Those are your options if you ever decide to step out into space without a spacesuit. Even if you are on any of the other planets in our solar system, not having a spacesuit will spell death for you in up to a couple minutes, according to the experts.
NASA astronauts Stan Love and Steve Bowen went underwater May 9 to test tools that will be used for a planned asteroid capture mission in the 2020s.