Nasa reveals new spacesuit for Artemis moon landing

Outfits for planned lunar expedition more streamlined and flexible than Apollo suits, and a better fit for women

The big, puffy white moonsuits worn by Neil Armstrong and his fellow Apollo astronauts a half-century ago are out of fashion. Lunar haute couture now calls for something more form-fitting and comfortable for men and women.

Nasa on Wednesday unveiled the first prototype for a newly designed next-generation spacesuit specially tailored and accessorised for the first astronauts expected to venture back to the moon’s surface in the next few years.

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