SpaceX is developing a next-generation space suit
SpaceX has announced the development of a more functional high-tech spacesuit designed specifically for the crew of the Dragon spacecraft.
It will receive a futuristic design, and will interact with the internal systems of the ship. When connected to the chair, the spacesuit’s electronics will automatically monitor the internal pressure, airflow, and other parameters. Helmet’s built-in microphone and speakers provide communication between mission participants.
The development team has also created comfortable gloves that will allow the crew to interact seamlessly with touch screens and other ship control systems, while providing reliable protection..
In addition to developing space tourism and colonizing Mars, SpaceX also plans to create a hypersonic planetary transport system. and has already started hiring technical specialists to build a network of offshore spaceports.
text: Ilya Bauer, photos and videos: SpaceX