Human volunteers undergo spacesuit testing

March 11th, 2024

A U.S. Air Force volunteer gives a thumbs up during the horizontal sled test at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to test the next replica of a seat and flight suit for the Orion space capsule. Photo: U.S. Air Force / Richard Eldridge. Testing with human volunteer subjects began in October 2023 at Wright-Patterson Air […]

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New spacesuit is built for moonwalking

March 27th, 2023

This new Artemis III spacesuit prototype, the AxEMU, will have additional outer layers that will be the familiar all-white color when the suit is worn by NASA astronauts on the Moon’s surface. Photo: Axiom Space. As NASA selected Axiom Space to deliver a moonwalking system for the Artemis III mission, the company participated in activities […]

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