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Occupational medicine A popular term for a fluid-resistant disposable garment that covers the arms and legs, worn with gloves—doubled—shoes and head coverings, and face mask and/or shield,
Space medicine A complex, self-contained, multi-layered and multisystem garment, designed to keep a person alive and comfortable in the harsh environment of outer space

space suit

Occupational medicine A popular term for a fluid-resistant disposable garment that covers the arms and legs, worn with gloves–doubled, shoe and head coverings, and face mask and/or shield. See Personal protective garment.
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That space suit had protected our family while they did such exciting things.
The space suits are lent out to educational programs by the David Clark Co.
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That means he's largely responsible for space suit inspections and repairs.
Michael said: "It was hard enough to get the chimps to wear space suits as they found them restricting but wearing the helmet was even worse.
He writhed around in agony on the film set because the air supply to the space suit he was wearing failed - but everybody thought he was turning in an award-winning performance.
In Project Grizzly, Alberta and the foothills of the Rocky mountains take the place of Rome and dangling from his helicopter, Lynch replaces Fellini's Christ with the Ursus Mark VI, an armoured, homemade space suit for close-quarter grizzly research.
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Scott coached the future scientists on fashion design techniques while NASA space suit design engineer, Heather Paul, and Space Center Houston's science performer, "Rad Rhonda," gave presentations on environmental factors that will impact life on the Red Planet.

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