This Spacesuit's 'Take Me Home' Button Could Rescue Astronauts Adrift in Space

Imagine the frightening scenario—dramatized in movies like Gravity and 2001—where an astronaut gets sick or disoriented during a spacewalk. Confused, and on the cusp of losing consciousness, she struggles to operate the suit’s jetpack. Unable to get her bearings, and without a tether to keep her secured to the space…

Advertisement

Advertisement