Report: NASA releases new spacesuit prototype

Suit has similarities to 'Buzz Lightyear' from 'Toy Story'

Published On: Dec 20 2012 05:49:29 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 20 2012 05:51:32 PM EST
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -

NASA released pictures of the "Z-one" prototype spacesuit, which looks like a familiar animated film character.

Space.com reports the prototype, which is white and lime green accented, bears a resemblance to Buzz Lightyear from "Toy Story." The suit is designed comfortably enough to be used in spacewalks, but will also hold up in surface planet or asteroid.

The website reports the prototype is the first major technology change since 1998.

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