X-ray of a space suit

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The above image is an x-ray of an experimental space suit from 1968. This x-ray and others are on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum as part of "Suited for Space," a special exhibit about the history of astronaut outerwear. (via National Geographic)

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  1. "Danger! Danger, Will Robinson!"

  2. Bullshit, that's clearly a rayograph of some hula hoops

  3. I'm pretty surprised at how transparent it is to X-rays. How much harmful rads do you pick up on a spacewalk if you're not in a more radiation opaque garment?

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