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A small group of seamstresses (who worked for Playtex) was dedicated to making spacesuits that wouldn't fail the Apollo astronauts. Learn how accurate they had to be and what would happen if there was any sort of problem.

Click here to read the article from CBS News.




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#7 meper 2019-08-04 21:28
Really enjoyed this--never knew!
#6 Patricia Steckman 2019-07-27 17:05
Just as women made the clothes that settled America and moved the frontier west Women made the clothes that "Made It To The Moon". That's clothes in a far out way.
#5 Jazz 2019-07-25 07:36
Thanks for posting this fascinating video! To tell you the truth, I never gave a second thought to the astronauts' suits. But, of course, they were absolutely vital!
#4 tatter2 2019-07-24 12:04
I thank you, too. What an interesting video. Those women were awesome - so dedicated to doing everything right. They certainly deserve that time in the limelight.
#3 turtleswimmer 2019-07-24 09:15
Great video clip of these talented women who made the space suits.
#2 AuntJo 2019-07-24 09:11
thank you for sharing this.
#1 NuttyKin 2019-07-24 08:20
Thanks for sharing this. Really nice to see how these ladies contributed to the Apollo missions.
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