Among the most important features of an astronaut’s spacesuit is temperature control. So, why is temperature control so crucial? Think about what makes our planet warm in some locations and cold in others.
Over the last 50 years, the durability of the space suit has, literally gone from stone age to new age. At its inception back in 1944, it has gone from a one-time use to lasting upwards of 15 years. Beginning with a weight years ago staring at 180lbs, the suit now weights 110lbs. And has it has progressed the durability of the suit...