A Spacesuit Ballet

 It is easy to take for granted a spacesuit look that has not changed significantly since Neil Armstrong described his as “tough, reliable, and almost cuddly.” But there were numerous suits competing for selection by 1960’s NASA. Watch some of these prototypes in testing in the video below compiled by Science Friday using NASA footage. 


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