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KKO-3 Suit
Test pilot Yuri Garnayev wears the KKO-3 suit.
Credit: Zvezda
Russian pressure suit, operational 1955. The KKO-3 was the first mass-produced Soviet partial pressure suit. It was very similar to the US MC-3 of the same period.

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  • Space Suits To explore and work in space, human beings must take their environment with them because there is no atmospheric pressure and no oxygen to sustain life. Inside the spacecraft, the atmosphere can be controlled so that special clothing is not needed. But in order to work outside the spacecraft, humans need the protection of a spacesuit. More...

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  • Zvezda Russian manufacturer of spacecraft. Zvezda Design Bureau, Russia. More...

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