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Hot and Heavy: Spacesuits

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.08.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

You know those moments where you can almost hear god laughing? This is one of them.

Sinking In: Day 5 of 365 on NASA's Simulated Mars

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.04.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

For the first few days in the dome, I didn't feel like we were on Mars. We weren't on Earth, exactly, either. We were in some sort of strange neither-world. Now, finally, it's beginning to feel a lot more Martian.

NASA Scrambles To Avoid Another Helmet Mishap

AP | Marcia Dunn | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is rushing to get spacesuit repair tools on a launch to the International Space Station this weekend. Last week, an I...

Astronaut Describes Scary Moment When Helmet Flooded

AP | Marcia Dunn | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Now he knows what it's like to be a goldfish in a fishbowl. Two days after his helmet flooded during a spacewalk, astronau...

How A Team Of Women Played A Crucial Part In The Moon Landing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women

Though the first humans on the moon were men, the mission wouldn't have been a success without a certain team of women. The women who created the ...

LOOK: Her Job Is Much, Much Cooler Than Ours

Posted 04.09.2013 | Women

Your average workplace headshot or portrait is nowhere near as cool as this one. Reddit user RepostFrom4Chan shared this portrait of US Navy of...

PHOTOS: Did Cartoon Hero Inspire New NASA Spacesuit?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.20.2012 | Science

NASA's spacesuits are designed to go lots of places, but does that include "to infinity and beyond?" The agency's new Z-1 prototype suit bears an u...

Lee Speigel

Former Astronaut Story Musgrave Blasts NASA Over Space Program Failures | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.08.2011 | Technology

Houston, we have a problem ... with NASA. As the space shuttle Atlantis orbits Earth in the final mission of NASA's 30-year reusable spacecraft leg...

NASA's New Spacesuit Design For Missions To The Moon

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASA is redesigning the spacesuit for the first time since the late 1970s. The new design will replace the older, bulkier suit with a sleeker version...