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ILC Dover’s New Z-2 space suit protects against micrometeor strikes and features fashionable shorts. (via NASA) NASA has had roughly nine spacesuits designed for astronauts to travel into space with since Alan Shepard was chucked into orbit during the Project Mercury back in the early 60s. The current suit used by American astronauts is the Enhanced Mobility Unit (EMU) designed by ILC Dover and has been the ‘go-to’ suit for space-faring humans since 1981. That suit however, ...

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