NASA's New Astronaut Suits Are Straight Out of 2001: A Space Odyssey

NASA’s New Astronaut Suits Are Straight Out of 2001: A Space Odyssey

by Rae Paoletta, Gizmodo

Someone at Boeing has been on a serious Kubrick kick, as evidenced by the new spacesuits it made for Boeing Starliner astronauts. The blue suits, which were revealed today, combine a retro flare with a modern feel.

In fact, the suits look just like a smoothed out version of the blue spacesuit in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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