Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin


The MIT BioSuit, a skintight spacesuit that offers improved mobility and reduced mass compared to modern gas-pressurized spacesuits.

For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an astronaut may don a lightweight, stretchy garment, lined with tiny, musclelike coils. …”

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-09-spacesuits-future-resemble-skin.html#jCp

Source: phys.org

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