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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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She added the spacesuits are not "one size fits all".
The spacesuits available at the ISS are assemblies of several parts put together as best adapted to each astronaut's body, according to NASA.
They will share their personal stories that cover the full EVA experience - from spacesuit manufacturing to spacewalk manoeuvring all brought to life through historical and HD footage.
Earlier, as the countdown entered its final few hours, NASA's space station program manager Mike Suffredini said an investigation continues into the reason for last summer's spacesuit failure.
They had been due to replace it during a spacewalk on Monday, but that was postponed until Tuesday after a fault was detected in Mastracchio's spacesuit following Saturday's walk.
Gary Westfahl's project of bringing the matter of early- to mid-twentieth-century science fiction to consciousness, much like the Jungian project of bringing an analysand's personal and collective unconscious material to awareness, blossoms into an unusual and compelling identification and summation of a cinematic genre, the "Spacesuit Film." Westfahl aims to list, summarize, and categorize all of the films in which spacesuits appear between 1918 and 1969.
Head of Aerospace Research Institute (ARI) of Iran Mohammad Ebrahimi told Mehr News that Iran has plans to send human to outer space, and that technology for spacesuit production is hi-tech, attainment of which is very expensive and needs high knowledge as well.
Clark told reporters Monday he expects Baumgartner's pressurized spacesuit to protect him.
"It was imperative to find a never-before-seen look and Ridley was especially keen to avoid the obvious puffy NASA spacesuit look.
A spacesuit's life-support system has to mimic Earth's atmosphere, simulating, for instance, its air pressure (air molecules in the atmosphere pushing down).
As I try to keep up with a man in a spacesuit, I feel like I'm on Mars already!
He begins with the process of booking a flight to the Red Planet and continues on to detail every facet of daily living and what a new settler should know: what to look for when choosing a home and equipping it with life-support and radiation-protection systems; how to spot a lemon when buying a new or used ground rover; securing a first job; which jobs to avoid; finding a spacesuit that both works and is fashion-friendly; dating on Mars--and how it differs from dating on Earth; and more.