Tuesday, October 15, 2019

NASA’s New Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU)

NASA’s New Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU)
Oct. 15, 2019: Kristine Davis, a spacesuit engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, wearing a ground prototype of NASA’s new Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU), is seen during a demonstration of the suit, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The xEMU suit improves on the suits previous worn on the Moon during the Apollo era and those currently in use for spacewalks outside the International Space Station and will be worn by first woman and next man as they explore the Moon as part of the agency’s Artemis program.

Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky
Image Date: October 15, 2019



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