Space: Suited for a Vacuum

The big new boosters that rocketeers are racing to build may soon toss a man all the way to the moon, or out into the vast reaches between the planets. But though their spaceships are well advanced, scientists are still struggling with the problem of what the far-traveling astronaut ought to wear when he takes the big trip. It is far from a question of style; it is a straightforward matter of survival.

Out in the vacuum of space, the properly suited explorer will have to be equipped with clothing that will let him work and move about actively. Outside...

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