Tons of the excitement we’ve been listening to approximately SpaceX lately has been about unmanned spaceflights — along with ultimate week’s international area Station re-deliver assignment for NASA. certainly, the employer has been so busy working on perfecting its reusable rocket era that we may also have forgotten it’s additionally preparing for the eventuality of sending human beings to area.
SpaceX is clearly growing what could be the subsequent generation of space fits for NASA as a part of its industrial crew program. In a tweet on Saturday, CEO and founder Elon Musk stated that we’ll quickly get a glimpse of what the fits will seem like:
images of SpaceX spacesuit advanced for NASA industrial team software popping out subsequent week. present process ocean landing mobility/protection assessments.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 20, 2017 In a Reddit AMA lower back in October of 2015, Musk said that SpaceX’s space healthy “needs to each seem like a 21st century spacesuit and work properly.” If what Musk modeled in an interview with fashion magazine fashion back in 2015 was much like the prototype, then we will count on the suit to appearance very cool indeed. As for feature, SpaceX remains undertaking assessments — as Musk noted within the tweet.
may want to the “ocean touchdown mobility/safety exams” imply the healthy is designed for exploration past the internal of a spacecraft? We’ll should wait and see. SpaceX is slated for a loop across the Moon in 2018, which has already been paid for by means of space tourists. If all goes according to plot, that trip may be the primary time SpaceX’s suits will grace area.