NASA-backed first new generation spacesuit unveiled

NASA backed first new generation spacesuit unveiled

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the agency responsible for space program work of the United States NASAan important step in the past year had thrown.

NASAThe next generation spacesuit to be worn by future astronauts in 2022. Axiom Space And Collins Aerospace announced that it will develop private space companies named . The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which started this process on its own but transferred the process to private companies due to some problems, Artemis put it at the center of his program. With this program, the institution, which wants to bring human beings back to the Moon’s surface, has also made a decision in this regard. started working with the other private space company SpaceX. The institution saw that especially with SpaceX’s success in the field, space adventures would be made cheaper and faster through private companies. In this respect, NASA, which started to buy many developments from outside instead of developing it in-house, and at the same time did not make serious investments in private space companies, attracted attention by including the outfit.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as previously reported, under the Artemis program. 2025 He wants to land astronauts on the lunar surface in . “prototype” you can see above Axiom Space for the use of his signature new generation outfit preparations are being made. This next-generation spacesuit, born under a full $228 million contract, is designed to protect astronauts who will walk directly on the Moon, and brings a much higher mobility than existing clothes. Mike Suffredini, President and CEO of Axiom Space, said in a statement. “We are designing an advanced spacesuit that will enable astronauts to operate safely and effectively on the Moon” He said and added the following additionally: “Axiom Space’s spacesuit is ready to meet the challenges of the Moon’s south pole and will help improve our knowledge of the Moon to ensure a long-term presence on the Moon.”

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Axiom Extravehicular Mobility Unit (AxEMU) The next-generation spacesuit, also called Lunar Spacesuit, provides greater flexibility, greater protection against harsh environmental conditions (especially warmth), and special tools for lunar exploration and scientific study needs. In the case of the outfit, which will have a white outer coating to reflect the heat in the final stage, the company will be the costume designer. Esther Marquis works in partnership with Mark Greeley, one of the important names of Axiom Space, “Our expert team is ready to provide NASA with a next-generation spacesuit” said and added: “We carefully considered the lessons learned by NASA over the years and used that experience to craft a suitable spacesuit for the Moon and our future Axiom Space customers.” According to the statement, other companies working with NASA Collins Aerospace, over a $97 million contract He is developing a new generation astronaut suit for the ISS, the International Space Station.