In late August, Elon Masko shared the first official photo of SpaceX’s space suit on Instagram and said it had passed double vacuum stress tests, but admitted that the balance between aesthetic design and specific functions very difficult. Today, Musk released the second picture shows the full picture of the space suit, and the background we can see Crew Dragon rocket. The rocket is an important part of NASA’s Commercial Crew project, which will help astronauts move back and forth between Earth and the International Space Station.
From the appearance point of view, this space suit is pressure clothes, speculation can not wear this suit to perform outer space mission. In fact, since the space shuttle plans to terminate in 2011, NASA has relied on Russia to send astronauts to the International Space Station. In 2008, SpaceX won NASA’s contract; in October 2012, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft successfully sent the goods to the International Space Station; in the future, SpaceX will be through this space suit to the human space to the International Space Station.