Making the Apollo Space Suit
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 811 , Segment 1
Episode: What to Wear in Space
- Jan 4, 2021 8:00 pm
- 31:30 mins
ILC Dover started out as an international latex company. However, creative employees and talented engineers dreamed bigger. After many attempts to win NASA’s favor, they finally won the contract to build the Apollo space suits. Guest: Bill Ayrey, former space suit test engineer and company historian at ILC Dover for over forty years, and author of "Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit"