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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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The Model A7L space suit protected Apollo astronauts from the harsh conditions of space while providing good mobility, particularly on the lunar surface," read the inscription on the landmark plaque presented to ILC at the ceremony.
Mom says I can keep the space suit if I find somewhere else to put it.
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Asked why the Russian space golfer brought along an extra space suit, Tyurin said, ``In case I got a hole in one.
The second of only six women ever to fly a U-2--in which pilots soar at 70,000 feet while outfitted in a space suit with supplemental oxygen--Espinoza belongs to one of the most exclusive high-altitude clubs on earth.
Kip Russell wins a space suit that had actually been worn by an astronaut on a moon base.
Hopkinson believes that people of African descent need to be the ones to put themselves into that space suit, to step into that enchanted forest, to look behind the looking glass, to go on that mission.
An exhibition of China's first manned space capsule, its first astronaut's space suit and other items opened Saturday in Hong Kong, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.
On the front of it was a picture of our dog dressed in a space suit.

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