ORLANDO — The high-tech spacesuits worn by NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Douglas Hurley in final 12 months’s launch will likely be a show for a restricted time at Kennedy House Heart Customer Advanced.
The fits will likely be seen within the decrease stage of the House Shuttle Atlantis attraction, enclosed in a means that they are often seen in 360 levels. The helmets are 3-D printed, the gloves are touch-screen delicate, and the every of the 2 customized fits is a single piece.
The flight of Hurley and Behnken was the primary to take off from American soil in 9 years. The duo traveled to the Worldwide House Station aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. After 63 days, they splashed down safely within the Crew Dragon capsule within the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola.
The customer middle has different spacesuits on show together with Alan Shephard’s swimsuit (nonetheless lined in moon mud) and Mercury & astronaut Gus Grissom’s spacesuit on the Heroes and Legends show. All are included in common admission to the Brevard County attraction.
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