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New Spacesuits Tested in Oregon at Apollo Training Sites

In preparation for the Artemis mission to the Moon, a team of researchers from several agencies recently tested new spacesuit technology in the Oregon High Desert, including a heads-up display and a smart glove.

IMAGE: NASA Haughton-Mars Project field test of new technologies for human Moon and Mars science and exploration in Oregon. Shown here is spacesuit engineer Jake Rohrig in the Collins Aerospace spacesuit for analog studies with its integrated Information Technologies and Informatics Subsystem (IT IS). Test site: Little Nash Crater, Oregon. CREDIT: NASA Haughton-Mars Project / Pascal Lee

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Beth Johnson

Beth Johnson

Planetary scientist, podcast host. Communication specialist for SETI Institute and Planetary Science Institute. Journalist on the Weekly Space Hangout.

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