[FoRK] The space suit we all wanted
Stephen D. Williams
<sdw at lig.net> on
Tue Jul 17 09:18:07 PDT 2007
Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 02:26:43PM +0000, Russell Turpin wrote:
>> And bloody well about time. Those pressurized monstrosities
>> are just so, so retro:
> Not new. I've seen onion rubber skin suits in vacuum chambers
> in old space research movies.
> They couldn't make it work. This thing is a prototype (yes, sure,
> we've got better materials now), I'll believe it when I see it
> tested in space.
> But a telepresence platform needs no pressurized compartment
> at all...
But where would we put all of the water tanks? (What a creepy movie!)
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