Nasa's latest spacesuit revealed

Nasa's new Z-2 suit will be used one day to explore Mars Credit: Nasa

Nasa has finalised the look of its newest spacesuit, thanks to a public vote.

The US space exploration agency revealed this week the prototype Z-2 spacesuit which sports a hard cover-layer with glow-in-the-dark patterns, similar to those seen in sci-fi movie 'Tron'.

Future variations of this suit will be used to allow astronauts to explore the surface of Mars.

This layer, dubbed 'Technology', won Nasa's spacesuit design challenge with 147,354 votes, just over 63% of the total votes cast.


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