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NASA’s New Tron-Style Z-2 Spacesuit Will Be Used to Step into Mars

Posted on the 01 May 2014 by Nrjperera @nrjperera

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According to NASA, this next-generation spacesuit with clear 360-degree view and Heads Up Display will be used by astronauts when they head out to live and work in Mars.

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“There are many key advances to be found in the Z-2 suit when compared to the previous Z-1. The most significant is that the Z-1 had a soft upper torso and the Z-2 has a hard composite upper torso. This composite hard upper torso provides the much-needed long-term durability that a planetary Extravehicular Activity (EVA) suit will require, ” NASA wrote on its’ press release.

Read Also: NASA Plans to Visit an Asteroid to Find Answers to Life on Earth

The finalized prototype of Tron-like spacesuit will begin testing by November 2014.

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[Via: Sploid / Source: NASA ]
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