NASA announces winning concepts

March 17th, 2016

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced the winners of its Space Suit Textile Testing Challenge, managed for NASA by NineSigma and launched in October 2015 under the umbrella of the NASA Tournament Lab. The competition yielded innovative concepts for spacesuit testing that will be applicable on future space exploration missions, including the agency's […]

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What to wear to Mars

July 24th, 2015

For human space missions beyond low-Earth orbit the logistical burden is at least twice as great compared to missions in low-Earth orbit. Take, for instance, a trip to Mars, which is being planned by NASA to occur sometime in the 2030s. For this type of long duration mission there will be limited or no resupply […]

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