Prototype Online: Matthew Hersch and the history of the space suit

November 15, 2011

Matthew Hersch, a lecturer in the Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses the history behind the development of the space suit. From early high altitude suits, to women’s foundation garments and depictions in popular culture, Hersch covers the amazing story behind one of space exploration’s most important inventions.

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