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Skin-tight space suit could keep astronauts strong

Even exercising two hours a day isn't enough to keep astronauts' bones from breaking down during long-duration spaceflights. But could the answer to better health be hanging in the closet?Full story

Space gloves are rough on astronaut fingernails

Life as an astronaut involves risks. But who knew those risks come even from wearing space suit gloves? Ten percent of astronauts surveyed say they've experienced "trauma" related to gloves, including lost fingernails. Full story

Spacesuit Gloves Can Make Astronauts' Fingernails Fall Off

Life as an astronaut involves risks. But who knew those risks come even from wearing spacesuit gloves? Full story

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Skin-tight space suits
Skin-tight space suits

The MIT space suit, called the Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit, is made of elastic mesh.