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NASA Awards Z-2 Spacesuit Contract

April 29, 2013

Next Generation Spacesuit Designed To Meet Changing Mission Requirements NASA has awarded an 18 month contract for the design, manufacture and testing the next generation of NASA's spacesuits – the Z-2 - to ILC Dover. The new suit, designed for enhanced spacewalk capability, will operate at higher pressure levels than previous models, which will greatly improve exploration work efficiency.

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