Space Systems’ Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU), or space suit, that NASA uses is the world’s smallest spacecraft, with everything an astronaut needs to stay alive: oxygen, water, temperature control and CO2 regulation.
The EMU utilizes a puncture-resistant outer layer to protect from micrometeroids traveling at 17,000 miles per hour
-250 degrees F to +250 degrees F
The EMU needs to control temperature fluctuations ranging from -250 degrees F to +250 degrees F every 90 minutes
300 Feet of Tubing
The suit's liquid cooling and ventilation garment under the suit that consists of 300 feet of thin tubing that circulates cooling water around the body
We use 18,000 parts to protect astronauts from the harsh environment of space