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Suited for Space: The Science of the Spacesuit

This lecture was presented on November 16, 2010 at the National Air and Space Museum. A panel of Smithsonian curators, scientists, engineers, and astronauts discussed the ingenuity and creativity that went into developing the ultimate life-support system—the spacesuit. Moderated by Dr. Cathleen Lewis, curator in the Division of Space History at the National Air and Space Museum, the panel included: - Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D., former astronaut and the science-pilot for Skylab 2 - Mr. Joseph Kosmo, spacesuit engineer, NASA - Amanda Young, curator emeritus, National Air and Space Museum - Dr. Vlodek Gabara, DuPont Fellow, DuPont Protection Technologies
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