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The spacesuit used by NASA separates into two parts, allowing an astronaut to don the legs before climbing into the upper torso module that contains the life-support gear. Before climbing in, however, the astronaut must ...

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Astronauts wear space suits, flight suits, maximum-absorbency garments and helmets. They typically wear blue flight suits and tennis shoes during training, and they also wear the flight suits while flying NASA T-38 jets.

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The purpose of a space suit is to keep astronauts alive in outer space, as the extreme temperatures and lack of an atmosphere mean instant death for a human. Astronauts also wear suits inside the spacecraft sometimes in ...

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The purpose of a space suit is to keep astronauts alive in outer space, as the extreme temperatures and lack of an atmosphere mean instant death for a human. Astronauts also wear suits inside the spacecraft sometimes in ...

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The advantages of joining a space exploration program as a scientist or an astronaut include the satisfaction of solving an intellectual challenge, the high salary and the adventurous experience. Some of the cons are tha...

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Mae C. Jemison is the first African-American female astronaut and the first African-American woman to ever go to space, according to Biography. She is also a trained dancer, doctor of medicine and Peace Corps volunteer, ...

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As of September 2009, 505 astronauts from 38 different countries had been active participants in manned space flights. This data is sourced from The Astronautic Records Commission of the Fédération Aéronautique Internati...

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