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When @NASA was developing its next generation spacesuit in 2010, we took a look back at what came before it.

We included Gordon Cooper, one of NASA's original astronauts, in the Mercury flight suit.  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/417215/a-look-back-at-us-space-suits/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1571407152 

We also included Neil Armstrong in the training version of the Gemini suit.

And we included astronaut Mike Fossum wearing the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU).

Of the 15 US space suits we featured, not one was worn by a woman...  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/417215/a-look-back-at-us-space-suits/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1571407160 

... We can't wait for that to change with the new space suit designed to fit the first woman on the moon. #AllWomanSpacewalk  https://www.theguardian.com/science/video/2019/oct/16/nasa-unveils-spacesuit-to-fit-first-woman-on-the-moon-video 

Good luck out there @Astro_Christina and @Astro_Jessica, and congratulations on this historic moment. #AllWomanSpacewalk


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