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      a suit that protects astronauts from the dangers of space

The first spacesuits that NASA astronauts wore were a shiny silver color.

Astronauts must wear a spacesuit when they go outside their spacecraft.

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Astronaut Patrick Forrester poses for a picture in a white spacesuit
Astronaut Patrick Forrester poses in a training version of the Extravehicular Mobility Unit.
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