Spacesuit Evolution

Spacesuit Evolution Spacesuits have evolved over the past 60 years of human space exploration.   In the Mercury era, the astronauts never left the spacecraft, so the suits were high-altitude flight suits (worn by the “Mercury 7” in case of a rapid cabin depressurization). This type of spacesuit goes by several different acronyms today; LEA (launch/entry/abort); … Continue reading Spacesuit Evolution