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How do astronauts function in their spacesuits?

June 21st, 2010

Episode 655 of 1132 episodes

Astronauts wear special suits while they're working in space, and these spacewalks can last for hours. In this episode, Marshall Brain explains how astronauts take care of their basic needs while wearing spacesuits.

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