Quiz: What Do You Know about the Apollo Spacesuit?

May 21, 2020

When the United States set out to send humans to the moon, it became quickly apparent the astronauts would need a new kind of pressurized suit to allow them to work in the vacuum of space. After some initial setbacks, the space agency and its contractor developed a garment that would protect astronauts from radiation, micrometeoroid impacts, and a 600-degree swing in temperature while enabling them to walk on the moon’s surface. How much do you know about Apollo’s out-of-the-world achievement?

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