Science Fiction Space Suit from 1960

Here’s a fascinating look at some fictional spacesuit illustrations, which appeared in the 1960 book First Men to the Moon, by Wernher von Braun.

Von Braun was a rocket scientist in real life, who broke from the Nazis in Germany to work for NASA. He evenutally became a citizen of the U.S. and was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1975. Not many people know he also tried his hand at writing science fiction.

Very interesting! You can click on the images to view full size.

[via io9.com]


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