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Addressing design challenges in mechanical counterpressure spacesuit design and space-inspired informal education policy
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
Extravehicular activity (EVA), or spacewalks allows astronauts to accomplish some of the most important endeavors in space history. The importance of EVA will continue to increase as people venture further into our solar ...
Understanding human-space suit interaction to prevent injury during extravehicular activity
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
Extravehicular Activity (EVA) is a critical component of human spaceflight. Working in gas-pressurized space suits, however, causes fatigue, unnecessary energy expenditure, and injury. The problem of injury is particularly ...