July 12, 2011

Video: NASA Testing Awesome Old Spacesuits

While Nicholas de Monchaux’s recent book, Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo, is now the definitive investigation of this terrain, the short video above gets at something fundamental to the space enterprise, too. Namely, it’s funny to design things for the heavens from down here on the ground. That is to say, watching a guy catch a football on a high school field wearing a spacesuit is awesome. 

Read more at The Atlantic

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