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COLLINS AEROSPACE, ILC DOVER UNVEIL NEXT GENERATION SPACE SUIT SYSTEM PROTOTYPE FOR FUTURE MISSIONS

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., joined with ILC Dover to design a Next Generation Space Suit system prototype for future missions. The unveiling took place at a United Technologies event on Capitol Hill featuring the company’s past, present and future contributions to manned space exploration as part of a celebration of […]

VELCRO COMPANIES ‘WALKING ON THE MOON’ AGAIN TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LUNAR LANDING

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, Velcro Companies commissioned indie pop band Walk Off The Earth to release a new cover and music video of the classic rock song “Walking on the Moon” using VELCRO Brand fasteners as instruments to create a one-of-a-kind sound. The music video was released to celebrate the July […]

VIRGIN GALACTIC UNVEILS UNDER ARMOUR AS EXCLUSIVE TECHNICAL SPACEWEAR PARTNER

Virgin Galactic is proud to announce Under Armour as its Exclusive Technical Spacewear Partner to create a next generation of spacewear and astronaut performance programs. This exciting and exclusive collaboration brings together Virgin Galactic’s mission to make commercial space travel a reality, with Under Armour’s expertise in technical apparel and footwear, ensuring that astronaut customers […]

A NO-SPIN ZONE FOR ASTRONAUTS AND SPACE TOURISTS

Skydivers spinning out of control have just a few seconds before becoming unconscious. With nothing to stop them, many fall helplessly to Earth, unless they are rescued by a fellow diver, or regain enough situational awareness to deploy their parachute. “It’s hard for skydivers—or astronauts or space tourists ejecting at high altitude—to stop a spin, […]

PEDIATRIC CANCER PATIENTS AIM FOR THE MOON WITH SPACE INSPIRED ART PROJECT

Several of Space City’s best-known institutions — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and ILC Dover — have announced a partnership that brings the benefits of arts and science to pediatric cancer patients while increasing awareness of childhood cancer. More than 530 patients, families, and staff […]

MOONWALKER BOOTS DEFY GRAVITY ON INDIEGOGO

Ditch gravity for the first time with 20:17 MoonWalker Boots from MoonShine Crea. The first-ever futuristic urban boots specially designed to allow users to experience what it’s like to walk on the moon were created by New York-based startup Moonshine Crea. The 20:17 MoonWalker boots make their debut on Indiegogo to complete the startup’s goal […]

SUNGOD SENDS NEW LIMITED EDITION SUNGLASSES INTO SPACE

To showcase a new Limited Edition design of their Classics2 model, Ali Watkiss and Zoe Armstrong, founders of the British eyewear brand, SunGod launched 100 pairs of their latest Limited Edition “Out of This World” sunglasses in a thermally insulated capsule into space, rigged with multiple go-pros. The result is this astonishing footage of the […]

VIRGIN GALACTIC AND Y-3 ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE SPACE-APPAREL PARTNERSHIP

Virgin Galactic has announced a new space-apparel partnership with Y-3. The prototype pilot flight-suit and boot was unveiled at Spaceport America in New Mexico, home to Virgin Galactic’s Gateway to Space terminal. Y-3 is the collaboration between Japanese design guru Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas, which for more than ten years has been at the forefront […]

ORION SPACESUITS TESTED IN REDUCED GRAVITY ENVIRONMENT

NASA is testing the spacesuits being developed for Orion on the agency’s C9 aircraft, which can fly a series of parabolas to simulate a weightless environment for brief periods. Engineers are using a mockup of Orion’s cabin in the aircraft to evaluate how astronauts can get into their seats during various operational scenarios, perform tasks […]

THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUIT TECHNOLOGIES

NASA is developing the next generation of suit technologies that will enable deep space exploration by incorporating advancements such as regenerable carbon dioxide removal systems and water evaporation systems that more efficiently provide crew member with core necessities such as breathing air and temperature regulation. Mobility and fit of a pressurized suit are extremely important […]

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