These Beautiful Artistic Photos of Space Suit Tests Were a Total Accident

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Space suits are unquestionably cool. But testing them seems like it would be dreary, dreary work. Unless your test—presumably the effects of G-forces and, by the looks of it, doing the robot—turns into an avant garde photo shoot capturing the nightmarish essence of the space suit according to Lovecraft, like happened in these shots from the San Diego Air and Space Museum. Is that a many-armed demon god of the cosmos on the left, or just the modern Vitruvian Astronaut? [Animal NY]