Washington, May 2 ANI | 7 months ago

A new spacesuit unveiled by NASA could be the wardrobe essentials for a trip to Mars.

NASA said that elements from the prototype Z-2 spacesuit are going to be incorporated in the suit worn by the astronauts for their trips to Mars, the BBC reported.

Light-emitting patches and luminescent wire are used by the new spacesuit, which then could be customised to identify individuals.

The spacesuit will be built using 3D-printed parts, and 3D laser scans are going to ensure that each suit fits each astronaut perfectly.

(Posted on 03-05-2014)

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