SKINS FOR EXPLORING

New types of space-suits acting as ‘second-skins’ are being developed. They use advanced materials and supportive patterning to exert the necessary pressure on the skin especially at knees, elbows, and finger joints.

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Additional sensors are also being added with closer-fitting helmets that give astronauts the ability look over their shoulders.

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With increased ability comes increased performance, savings in energy and greater productivity.

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When all these elements are combined, astronauts will be able to do more with fewer resources leading to ever-more extreme exploration assignments. How far can we can? Watch this space!

 

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