This month, the four-person crew for SpaceX’s next mission — Polaris Dawn — will begin training for the first ever commercial extravehicular activity (EVA), set to take place 500 kilometers above Earth. The flight will also see the debut of SpaceX’s new spacesuits, which are upgraded to help better protect the wearers during their spacewalk.
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