Stuffed, Orbiting Spacesuit to Communicate with Earth

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: February 2, 2006   View Article

Tomorrow giddy astronauts on the International Space Station will intentionally jettison one of their older colleagues into Earth orbit.

It’s no homicide, though. The “colleague” is a defunct spacesuit retooled to be one of the most unusual satellites ever launched.

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