RadiciGroup Establishes A Network Of Italian Textile Excellence To Create A Spacesuit For Analogue Mars Missions

Apr 07, 2022 271

A group of companies in the Italian textile industry, headed by RadiciGroup, has created the first spacesuit for analogue simulation fully designed and engineered in Italy for the Space Medicine Operations (SMOPS) Mars mission. This endeavour was promoted and organized by Mars Planet — the Italian chapter of the Mars Society headquartered in the province of Bergamo — under the patronage of the Italian Space Agency.

The SMOPS analogue mission is mainly focused on space medicine: health monitoring of future astronauts and development of support technologies for the simulation of life in space and planet environments.

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SOURCE: https://www.textileworld.com/

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