The textile industry is called upon to help NASA prepare for its manned mission to Mars.
by Evelyne Orndoff
Since the start of human spaceflight, the U.S. space program has faced many challenges in clothing astronauts. Survival inside a spacecraft needed to be addressed first. Historically, human space exploration started with modifications of high-altitude pressure suits, which were the result of 30 years of research and development for the U.S. Army. [More]