Visiting the Formerly Top-Secret Russian Spacesuit Factory

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Popular Mechanics recently visited a formerly top-secret factory in Tomilino, Russia that has developed Russian spacesuits for over 60 years. Zvezda has also designed and created life support and safety systems like “catapult chairs for military pilots, various protective gear, and even space-based toilets and showers.” For more photos and information on the fascinating factory, head over to Popular Mechanics.

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