A Negative Pressure Suit for Astronauts in Low Gravity Conditions

The lack of gravity in space takes a heavy toll on the human body, but a new negative pressure suit could help

Gunnar De Winter
Oct 29 · 4 min read
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(A) Mobile gravity suit without negative pressure activation and (B) mobile gravity suit with negative pressure activation (−10 mmHg). (From Ashari & Argens (2020). The Mobile Lower Body Negative Pressure Gravity Suit for Long-Duration Spaceflight. Frontiers in Physiology.)

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