10/01/2014 2:22 pm
Kings College London, Centre for Human Aerospace Physiological Sciences
Students from Kings College London, UK, wearing the Skinsuit for evaluation.
Floating in space, astronauts’ bodies adapt to weightlessness in ways that are not always wanted. Bone and muscle waste away as they have less work to do without gravity.
The Skinsuit is a tailor-made overall with a bidirectional weave designed to provide a gravity-like force by squeezing the body from the shoulders to the feet.
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