How to Put on a Space Suit

If you think wriggling into your cycling lycra or trussing yourself up in a tux is tricky, think again. Donning an astronaut's space suit is no mean feat—as this video shows.

Norman Chan and Will Smith from Tested visited NASA to learn exactly how astronauts dress. There are highs—we get to see, for instance, the awesome tools they wear on their utility belts—but plenty of lows, too. Yes, we mean the adult diapers. [YouTube]

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ghollin
cult of greg

Me in a training EMU. I love working in the space industry.

Something I'm surprised they didn't mention is how instantly hot your face gets when you put the gold coated visor on. Its really amazing.