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Boeing Unveils Spacesuit for Future CST-100 Starliner Passengers; Chris Ferguson Comments

Boeing has introduced a spacesuit to be worn by passengers on spacecraft the company has built to support NASA‘s manned missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations. The Boeing Blue spacesuit future CST-100 Starliner crew is designed to increase pressurized mobility and weighs nearly 40 percent lighter than previously used spacesuits, …

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Charles River Analytics to Develop Astronaut Workload Assessment Tech Under Follow-on NASA Contract

NASA has awarded Charles River Analytics a two-year, $750,000 follow-on contract to develop a system for the space agency to measure and evaluate astronaut workload. The company said Monday it will collaborate with Massachusetts General Hospital and Brown University to build the Cognitive Assessment and Prediction to Promote Individualized Capability Augmentation and Reduce Decrement system for NASA. …

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NASA, Harmonic Release Astronaut Space-Walk Training Virtual Reality Video

NASA and video services company Harmonic have unveiled a 360-degree, virtual reality video on NASA TV’s Youtube channel to show three different perspectives of astronauts in space-walk training. Harmonic said Wednesday the video was taken at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston where astronauts train for future missions through an indoor pool of water and …

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