“Suited for Space” Exhibition Opens at Lowell Observatory
March 23, 2013 @ 12:00 am - June 16, 2013 @ 12:00 am EDT
“Suited for Space,” a new exhibition at Lowell Observatory from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition (SITES) and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, explores the evolution of spacesuit development from the first quarter of the 20th century until the dawn of the shuttle era. The exhibition features large-scale photographs of suits worn by astronauts from Project Mercury through the Skylab program, as well as suits used in testing and training, a replica Apollo spacesuit on loan from NASA, and 10 objects from the National Air and Space Museum’s collection including a glove, a boot and helmets. Visit Lowell now through June 16th, 2013 to experience this spectacular exhibit!