space suit


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

space suit

[′spās ‚süt]
(engineering)
A pressure suit for wear in space or at very low ambient pressures within the atmosphere, designed to permit the wearer to leave the protection of a pressurized cabin.
References in periodicals archive ?
The space suit - like Rocket, to be loaned by London's Science Museum - was worn by Helen Sharman, who is from Sheffield, when she visited the Mir Space Station in 1991.
Sharman, who was chosen from among 13,000 applicants to join the British Juno Mission, said: "I'm delighted that the loan of my space suit by the Science Museum Group will help the Great Exhibition of the North to celebrate the many incredible scientific, technological and cultural contributions made by northerners.
Winners for the Space Suit Textile Testing Challenge are:
The collector owns seven Space suits and among them is the orange suit worn by Bruce Willis in his 1998 space thriller Armageddon.
The vent pipe and the flange as a whole can improve the reliability and safety of the space suit, and suits can be made more efficiently.
The new additions to the exhibit include four authentic space suits and a lunar meteorite, all being loaned for display from the Heinlein Prize Trust.
The Society named the Model A7L space suit an ASME landmark during a ceremony at ILC Dover Inc.
NASA's current space suits, designed in 1992, were made for crews aboard the space shuttle fleet and those spending time at the International Space Station (ISS).
That gives you plenty of time to work out how you're going to explain to your little Felix that Santa took away his space suit and swapped it for a bike.
You know how crowded the space station is, but if you can find another place to keep the space suit, I won't recycle it.
3) Gladynel Rodriguez, 8, of Fitchburg tries on a space suit during a presentation by the Aldrich Astronomical Society.
HIGHLIGHT: Alexander Volkov, (right) and Alexander Martynov, took particular intrest in the space suit of former Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Lyakhov, which is on display at Spaceport

Full browser ?