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Image copyright John Angerson. <br />
STS-72 mission training.<br />
Astronaut Daniel T. Barry aboard the Endeavour (OV-105) orbiter. His spacesuit is an airtight anthropomorphic structure. The near vacuum of space and the micrometeoroid flux density encountered means that without this protection they would die within seconds after being exposed to such a hostile environment.<br />
Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA.