Space Exploration

Evolution of the Space Suit [Infographic]

Evolution of the spacesuit infographicTwo types of pressurized suits are in use today: “escape suits” worn inside the craft during launch and landing, and full “EVA” suits worn for working in the vacuum of space. NASA escape suits are colored International Orange for easy spotting by rescuers in the event of an emergency landing. Passengers on Russian and Chinese vehicles wear similar gear.

We review NASA's space suit cosmic apparel throughout history for the American, Russian and Chinese space programs.
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Paul Tomaszewski is a science & tech writer as well as a programmer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of CosmoBC. He has a degree in computer science from John Abbott College, a bachelor's degree in technology from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and completed some business and economics classes at Concordia University in Montreal. While in college he was the vice-president of the Astronomy Club. In his spare time he is an amateur astronomer and enjoys reading or watching science-fiction. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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