This video features archival NASA footage of mobility tests for several spacesuit prototypes.

Of the suit he wore on the moon, Neil Armstrong wrote, “it was tough, reliable, and almost cuddly.” But that cuddly suit, made by the company Playtex, had some stiff competition (literally) from rival rigid, metal designs. This video features archival NASA footage of mobility tests for several spacesuit prototypes.

Posted by: Soderman/NLSI Staff

Source: http://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/watch/10371

Posted: Mar 28, 12:02 pm

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