- Press Release
- Jan 31, 2023
This Week at NASA: New Astronaut Spacesuits and More
When NASA’s Commercial Crew Astronauts make their first trip to the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, they’ll be outfitted in new custom-designed spacesuits.
Astronauts Eric Boe and Suni Williams tried on the new suits, which were unveiled Jan. 25. In addition to meeting NASA’s requirements for safety and functionality, the new design weighs less and is more comfortable than earlier versions. Also, Expedition 52/53 News Conference, Cargo Ship Departs the ISS, 50th Anniversary of Apollo 1 Fire and more.