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Evolution of the spacesuit

Mark Thompson    10 April, 2013 12:04

Sen— The image of Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the Moon with his spacesuit protecting him from certain death is one of the most iconic images of space exploration. Without his suit he would have survived for only a few seconds, but instead with this portable environment he could live and breathe on the hostile surface of the Moon, albeit in a cumbersome fashion.