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Space Suit Prototypes (like Grumman Moon Suit, Republic etc)

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https://science.slashdot.org/story/18/07/27/219203/an-open-source-diy-spacesuit-is-about-to-get-its-first-life-or-death-test

Hmmmm.
 

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Grey Havoc said:
https://science.slashdot.org/story/18/07/27/219203/an-open-source-diy-spacesuit-is-about-to-get-its-first-life-or-death-test

Hmmmm.
Here is Detail Article about Cameron Smith Space Suit
https://medium.com/the-journal-of-critical-space-studies/pacific-spaceflight-ab25c5b4347c
 

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https://www.thedailybeast.com/nasas-space-suit-drama-could-delay-our-trip-to-the-moon

Sigh.
 

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Grey Havoc said:
https://www.thedailybeast.com/nasas-space-suit-drama-could-delay-our-trip-to-the-moon

Sigh.
Idiotic article. No need for new suits yet. Need a lander first.
 

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a ID request from Hoonte out NASASpaceFlight.com Forum

I think that's flight suit with experimental Flight helmet
got someone more info on that ?
 

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Michel Van said:
a ID request from Hoonte out NASASpaceFlight.com Forum

I think that's flight suit with experimental Flight helmet
got someone more info on that ?
My first impression on seeing the "suit" is that it looks like a harness for wire work (pre-water tank thinking for Zero-G simulation) and it is what ever systems are in that helmet that are being tested. With no neck protection and just shirt sleeves on his arms, that does not look like a pressure suit design. Also. It looks like the patch on the right side of the person's chest says 'AMES'
 

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World's first space suit, 1953.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Colliers-Magazine-February-28-1953-Mans-Survival-In-Space-1st-Space-Suit/122643624457?hash=item1c8e213209:g:S3IAAOSwfkdZjdDk
 

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[quote author=The Artist ]. Also. It looks like the patch on the right side of the person's chest says 'AMES'
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Possibly just the NASA Ames Research Center.
 

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Miss Kentucky (year?) about to step out of one of the 1-gravity trainer LRV used in happier times to give the Apollo astronauts instruction in the operation and driving practice of the real rover. The helper is wearing a definitely tired Command Module pilot (CMP) A7L space suit topped with a very rare early red Lunar Extravehicular Visor Assembly (LEVA).

Photo taken at the Space and Rocket Center Museum, Huntsville, Al (thanks, Alan). A Saturn rocket lying on the dirt and this. All very sad.
https://elpoderdelasgalaxias.wordpr...oving-vehicle-lrv-who-the-mighty-have-fallen/
 

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Strange to think that the first prototype shuttle EVA suit was completed in 1974 (I had thought it was a little later, around 1977).
 

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Not a prototype, and not exactly a spacesuit, but still interesting:
 

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Early Soviet suits:
Ch-3, 1936:
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SK-TsAGI-5, 1940:
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SK-TsAGI-6:
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In Russian language for these suits (and, also, for diving armour), use term "skafandr" (Rus. скафандр, based on Greek "skafos" - boat, and "andros" - man, "boat-man"), but, also, in late XIX - early XX century, "skafandr" - name of pressurized cab. First "skafandr" for aeronauts in Russia suggested by engineer Pilchikov in 1890, but I haven't data about construction - it was a normal suit or massive cabine.
 

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Early Soviet suits:

In Russian language for these suits (and, also, for diving armour), use term "skafandr" (Rus. скафандр, based on Greek "skafos" - boat, and "andros" - man, "boat-man"), but, also, in late XIX - early XX century, "skafandr" - name of pressurized cab. First "skafandr" for aeronauts in Russia suggested by engineer Pilchikov in 1890, but I haven't data about construction - it was a normal suit or massive cabine.
Thank you for such nice and new pictures.
Looking at those suits it is clear to trace the root of the actual Sokol pressurized suits design.
 

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what fantastic find iron felix

it first time i see pressure suit with fur boots (SK-TsAGI-6:)

source ?
 
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