NASA is putting out a call for more astronaut shuttles, expanding the Commercial Crew program with additional missions beyond those already agreed with SpaceX and Boeing.
A new material inspired by chain mail used in armour worn by medieval knights could be used to create spacesuits of the future, according to its developers.
NASA’s development of new astronaut space suits will be nearly two years late and nix its effort to land humans on the Moon by 2024, an inspector general report released on Tuesday found.
His proposal came in response to a report by NASA’s inspector general on the work being done to develop a new line of Extravehicular Mobility Units, which are informally called spacesuits.
There are two things a spacewalker doesn’t want to hear: “Can you turn it off and turn it on again?” and “What’s that hissing sound?”