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London's Science Museum Hosts Space-Inspired Fashion Show

A jumpsuit that converts human sweat into drinking water. A dress with climate-controlled pouches for storing food on the go. Garments studded with sensors or heating units. Those are…

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The "Lunar" Watch is a Timepiece Made From Genuine Moon Rock

The “Lunar” watch by the Analog Watch Co. is one small step for a timepiece, one giant leap for time-keeping. Developed in collaboration with the Russian Federal Space…

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LAST CHANCE: Win Shadowplay NYC's "Galaxy" Tee, Inspired by Space

We’ll announce the winner in our newsletter on Wednesday, June 3. The deadline to enter is 12 midnight ET on Tuesday, June 2, so ENTER NOW for a chance to win! ABOUT SHADOWPLAY…

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Could These "Wearable Biospheres" Help Us Survive on Alien Planets?

Photos by Yoram Reshef If we’re ever going to make it in space exploration to distant planets like Jupiter let alone outside of our solar system, we’re going to need some…

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Fire-Resistant "Thunderwear" Protects Steelworkers' Privates

Steel workers and fire fighters are literally put in the hot seat for their jobs and need protective gear to keep them safe from burning. While their outer layers provide adequate…

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Slow Factory Turns NASA Space Photography Into Breathtaking Scarves

STARSTRUCK “I learned a lot from working with the open-knowledge, open-source movement and how it allowed people to connect with one another,” Vernon says on her website.…

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NASA's "ForceShoe" Helps Astronauts Maintain Bone, Muscle Health

Let’s first agree that there is no need to worry about fashion while you’re in space. With that said, NASA has come up with a pair of high-tech, but ugly sandals that can…

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Help Design NASA's Next-Generation "Z-2" Space Suit

INFINITY AND BEYOND The Z-2 marks several milestones for NASA, which collaborated with space-suit-maker ILC Dover on the prototype. It’s the first surface-specific planetary…

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"Spacetex" Project Experiments With Clothing Physiology in Space

Alexander Gerst is about to have a very busy six months. When the German astronaut docks at the International Space Station later this month, he’ll be responsible for nearly 40…

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Organic by John Patrick Shoots for the Moon at Fall 2014 NY Fashion Week

Over the years we’ve seen designer Organic by John Patrick channel everything from urban traipses through Manhattan’s East Village to 19th century British photographs. This…

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Giant Astronaut Suit Hosts Fashion Show Inspired by Soviet Space Program

This amazing installation is a giant replica of a space suit, the garment worn by the first woman in space, the Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova. Mother Earth Sister Moon is the…

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Build Your Own Working Space Suit With Parts From eBay, Hardware Store

Photos by José Mandojana for Wired Like most kids, Cameron M. Smith dreamed of traveling among the stars. Unlike his peers, however, the now-45-year-old Portland State University…

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Win Shadowplay NYC's Space-Age Skirt, Inspired by Hubble Photography

Ready for a giveaway that’s out of this world? Snag your choice of four space-age skirts by Shadowplay NYC, an independent label run out of New York City by two astronomy-absorbed…

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Tom Sachs, Nike Transform Mars Rover Air Bags, Astronaut Suits Into Space-Inspired Sportswear

ABOVE AND BEYOND The joint venture, dubbed NikeCraft, launches on the eve of Sach’s Space Program: Mars, an installation that will recast the 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson…

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Shadowplay Offers Space-Age Fashion Inspired by Hubble Photography

OUT OF THIS WORLD Chouza and Bennaim aren’t able to pinpoint the source of their creativity, but their love of the night sky is obvious. “We always come up with the best ideas…

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New Skintight Astronaut Suit Could Reduce Bone Loss in Space

Space travel is about to get a whole lot sexier! Researchers at MIT are working on a prototype for a skintight bodysuit that will help astronauts mitigate bone loss while outside…

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