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The History of the NASA Spacesuit

By Vadim Newquist Apr 12, 2013

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Here's a great view of the liquid air backpack (aka LAB) that comes equipped with the Mark III, a spacesuit NASA has designed for future exploration. It stores twelve pounds of liquid air, providing breathable oxygen, sufficient suit pressurization, and carbon dioxide removal from a ventilation loop, as well as heat exchange for the suit.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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