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About ILC Space Suits

This is a blog for space fans that have a passion for the growing knowledge and exploration of the great beyond. Sit back, relax, and read up on the latest space innovations.

On July 20, 1969, 44 years ago today, th

On July 20, 1969, 44 years ago today, those famous words “one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind” were spoken. ILC Dover will always be proud! http://ow.ly/i/2EHjR

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Check out our latest video on space suit

Check out our latest video on space suits! http://ow.ly/mZ2oQ http://ow.ly/i/2CexK

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ILC Dover is proud to be apart of today

ILC Dover is proud to be apart of today’s spacewalk. Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency switched their spacesuits to battery power at 8:02 a.m. signaling the start of today’s 6 hours … Continue reading

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ILC Dover supported Space Day – Living a

ILC Dover supported Space Day – Living and Exploring in Space at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in DC this Saturday! http://ow.ly/i/234h6 http://ow.ly/i/234iH

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What Makes Up the Space Suit?

The current space suit is made out of four main components. 1.) Liquid Cooling Ventilation Garment (LCVG) Credit: NASA The LCVG has 300 feet of 1/8” dia. tubing woven into a stretchy spandex that comfortably hugs the body and carries … Continue reading

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Top 5 Benefits of Science

 Since the beginning of our existence, man has wondered how to explain the world around him. This desire for a deeper understanding led to science, which may not have all the answers, but has led humanity to reach these great … Continue reading

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Stars in the Sky

For today’s fun fact Friday, does anybody know how many stars are hypothesized to be in the sky? If so, what can you think of on Earth that there is more prevalent? Thanks to NASA/ESA for this beautiful picture of … Continue reading

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Where do we come from?

For today’s fun fact Friday, can anyone tell me what celestial bodies in space we’re made from?

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Science Entertainment

We wanted to have a little fun this weekend and see what type of show our space fans prefer. Would you rather watch Sci-Fi, like Star Trek, or a science-savvy comedy, like Big Bang Theory?

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… it’s Supertrees?!

Credit: CNN Singapore has built 18 synthetic supertrees, which each have about 200 different types of plants inside. Solar panels scale the trees, allowing sunlight to be easily stored, while their shape acts as thermal storage systems. Credit: Science is … Continue reading

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