Why Do Astronauts Wear Spacesuits?
The image of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon in his spacesuit is a familiar one to most people. Few stop to think what an amazing invention the spacesuit is. Without it and similar ones of today, astronauts couldn't have accomplished the breathtaking feats they have. This book explores the many features of spacesuits, no ordinary uniforms. Photographs of astronauts performing spacewalks and other remarkable achievements show off the spacesuit in action.