SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the full spacesuit astronauts will wear flying to and from the International Space Station (ISS), among other destinations. The company aims to launch paying customers on a trip around the moon in the near future, as they already make resupply runs to the orbiting lab for NASA, using the robotic, cargo version of Dragon. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“The above-mentioned suits are all designed to help keep astronauts safe in the event of an emergency during flight. The big, bulky spacesuits made specifically for spacewalks – ‘extravehicular mobility units,’ in NASA parlance – are already aboard the ISS,” reports Yahoo News.