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NASA Goes With 'Tron-Like' Design for Next Spacesuit

Public got a chance to vote on new look

(Newser) - It's time for Tron. NASA has announced the results of a public vote for its next-generation spacesuit design, and with more than 60% of 200,000 votes, the "Technology" option won. NASA says that it's "laser-focused" on heading to Mars and that this new Z-series of... More »

Spacewalk Cut Short After Suit Malfunctions

(Newser) - Two astronauts had to abruptly end their spacewalk outside the International Space Station when mission control operators realized one of them had a spacesuit glitch, reports. Astronaut Chris Cassidy, making his first spacewalk, was told to abandon his battery replacement work on the station because carbon dioxide levels... More »

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