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Different suits serve different purposes

Space exploration includes two kinds of spacesuits:

  • One is worn inside a spacecraft during launch and ascent to space, during re-entry into Earth’s ...

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Spacesuit Basics

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The spacewalk spacesuit consists of two main parts: The pressure garment and the life support system.

The primary parts of the pressure garment:

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The flexible parts of the suit are made from 16 layers of material that performs different functions.

  • The cooling garment makes up the first three layer...

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  • Life support system. The backpack on the back of the spacesuit contains oxygen that astronauts breathe and that pressurizes the suit, a regulator to keep the correct pressure,...

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