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The History of the NASA Spacesuit

By Vadim Newquist Apr 12, 2013

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A glimpse into the future! Yes, NASA has plans to return to the moon by 2020, and these artist's concepts display two prototypes that are currently being tested, based on successful earlier designs. The modified Pumpkin suit is primarily for launch, landing, and also if there is a need to perform a spacewalk in microgravity. The suit on the right will be used for moonwalks and basic lunar investigation.

Tags: slideshows, life, space, nasa, space travel

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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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