Robotics

U of M students work with NASA on new space suit

KARE11, July 19, 2019

Saturday marks 50 years since Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon. It changed the world's view on space exploration and created a moment many will never forget.

Since that time, there hasn't been any major change in spacesuit technology. When you think of an astronaut, you think of someone in that big, bubbly space suit. It's the thing that keeps astronauts alive.

But it's the thing that Brad Holschuh and his students at the University of Minnesota are trying to fix.

Watch the full story in the video below.

U of M students work on new space suit