What does an astronaut wear?

What does an astronaut wear?

Try on a spacesuit!

How would you get dressed-up to go to a place where there is no air to breathe, freezing cold and nowhere handy to go to the toilet?

Space can be dangerous. Astronauts need a space suit that protects them from extreme hot and cold. The space suit must have air so that astronauts can breathe. Astronauts can work outside in space if they're wearing a spacesuit.

Maybe one day you'll be able to go to space on holiday! Scientists are working on spaces suits that tourists can wear.

Click on the picture to find out more about NASA space suits.

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