NASA wants to outsource the production of spacesuits and is looking for a new connector

NASA has formally requested the space suit industry. Agency

hopes to gather information to determinefurther ways to obtain spacesuits from external enterprises. Over the next few years, NASA plans to outsource the production and testing of spacesuits.

Why do we need a new interface?

NASA is also looking for a new connector fortools and other hardware for use with spacesuits. The connection should be used for work outside the spacecraft, as well as for vehicles that will transport spacesuits.

What other plans does NASA have?

It is also interesting that NASA also wants to get information from companies about the possibility of commercializing spacesuits and space boots and how to make them available to customers outside the space agency.