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    • Performance of the Z-2 Space Suit in a Simulated Microgravity Environment 

      Meginnis, Ian; Davis, Kristine; Rhodes, Richard (48th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2018-07-08)
      The Z-2 space suit is the product of the last fifty years of NASA’s space suit research and testing experience. The suit was originally built as a prototype exploration space suit to evaluate advances in suit design and ...
    • Testing of the NASA Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit Demonstration (xEMU Demo) Architecture at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory 

      Kristine Davis; Ian Meginnis (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Following Z-2 space suit testing that occurred from 2016-2017, the Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU) Project was tasked with building a demonstration unit of the xEMU space suit to test on the International ...
    • Testing of the Z-2 Space Suit at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory 

      Ian Meginnis; Richard Rhodes; Kristine Larson; Amy Ross (47th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2017-07-16)
      The Z-2 space suit is the product of the last fifty years of NASA’s space suit research and testing experience. The Z-2 suit was originally developed as an exploration space suit for use on a planetary surface, such as the ...
    • Z-2 Architecture Description and Requirements Verification Results 

      David Graziosi; Robert Jones; Jinny Ferl; Steve Scarborough; Linda Hewes; Amy Ross; Richard Rhodes (46th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2016-07-10)
      The Z-2 Prototype Planetary Extravehicular Space Suit Assembly is a continuation of NASA’s Z series of spacesuits. The Z-2 is another step in NASA’s technology development roadmap leading to human exploration of the Martian ...
    • Z-2 Space Suit: A Case Study in Human Spaceflight Public Outreach 

      Shane Mcfarland (46th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2016-07-10)
      NASA Johnson Space Center’s Z-series of planetary space suit prototypes is an iterative development platform with a Mars-forward design philosophy, targeting a Mars surface mission in the mid-2030s. The first space suit ...