Astronauts

The Eight of the Space Suit

The first version of the spacesuit dates back to 1918, when daredevil airplane pilots and hot air balloonists began experimenting with simple pressure suits as they reached higher altitudes. See what the first spacesuits looked like, and what the bizarre Z-2 spacesuit of the future looks like.

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Curiosity Staff
October 7, 2014