A NASA Space Suit costs $12,000,000.




Ever wanted to know how much a spacesuit costs? Well, you got your answer. The cost for a flight-related NASA spacesuit is about $12,000,000. The space suit is a actually a complex system of garments, equipment and

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environmental systems built in such a way that it can withstand the harsh environment of outer space and keep a person alive. Note that this is the average cost with NASA stating that it’s actually hard to express the cost given that not all parts are made by ILC.

Many countries have designed various versions of spacesuits such as the SK-1 spacesuit, Yastreb spacesuit and Sokol-KV2 spacesuit by the Russians, the American Gemini G4C suit, Apollo Block II/Skylab A7L EVA and Moon suit and the Extravehicular Mobility Unit. Not to mention the Chinese Shenzhou Intra-Vehicular Activity spacesuit and Feitian spacesuit.

The spacesuits undergo periodical developments with a host of companies and universities developing technologies that improve over their predecessors.

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