Prada signs the first revolutionary partnership with an aerospace company to design and design NASA suits. These garments are planned for the upcoming Artemis III lunar mission (2025).
The first woman to land on the moon will wear Prada?
Humanity plans to set foot on the moon again As part of an imminent space mission called… Artemis III. The flight is scheduled to take place in 2025 and will take astronauts to… A still unexplored region of the moonits south pole.
An area still unexplored, but also A woman among the crew, but not only. This campaign includes other new features, including New generation wetsuits Designed in partnership with Axiom Space and the Italian high-end fashion house Prada.
This upcoming lunar mission will be the first manned landing on the moon since the historic Apollo 17 mission in 1972. It also represents Prada’s first trip into space (Although the brand usually comes off the podium to participate in sporting events such as the Luna Rossa yachting event.)
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Prada will be responsible for making the outer layers of the suits For the next lunar mission From NASA. Designers must ensure that The material is light enough to ensure movement and flexibility for astronauts. This, while protecting the interior from the unforgiving and unpredictable environment of space.
In the first partnership between an Italian luxury fashion house and a commercial aerospace company, Prada engineers are working side by side @axium_space To help design spacesuits for NASA’s Artemis III lunar mission planned for 2025. https://t.co/iYHo6Rd1ts. #Prada #AxEMU pic.twitter.com/TmkGIo5RoH
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Prada has extensive experience in clothing design Technologically advanced materials“, explains Michael Suffredini, Director of Axiom Space. The house will benefit from decades of experience and know-how Hi technical material designadds Lorenzo Bertelli, Marketing Director of the Italian brand.
According to Prada and Axiom Space, these collections will be An improved version of NASA’s spacesuits for extravehicular exploration. In addition to security, they provide… Comfort and flexibility To allow astronauts to explore the moon in the best conditions.
New technologies and design techniques
Without going into details, Prada and Axiom Space say they are using new techniques and design techniques for these suits called the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (AxEMU).
The suits are designed to facilitate lunar exploration and Scientists work. Axiom Space and Prada’s innovations will provide NASA with systems that can Allowing the crew to work and live on the moon.
According to Axiome Space, the suits will contain, for example: Personal gloves AxEMU that allows scientists to do this Work with specific tools. The suits are designed to meet the needs of exploration and expand the range of possibilities in terms of discoveries.
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