An in-depth tour of the suit astronauts use to make repairs in space

If you've ever watched footage of a spacewalk, you've seen an astronaut outfitted in an extravehicular mobility unit (EMU), the spacesuit specially designed for astronauts working outside of spacecraft orbiting Earth at 17,220 miles per hour. » 7/08/13 11:30am 7/08/13 11:30am

The Award-Winning Spacesuit that NASA Will Use on the Moon

NASA has picked this new model of spacesuit, created by Oceaneering International Inc., to keep astronauts safe during the next moon mission in 2020. The suit, designed for rugged walking conditions, can be used for up to a week of Lunar travel. It will also be used for space walks outside the International Space… » 6/13/08 11:25am 6/13/08 11:25am