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Suit Up with NASA
By AlphaNews
6/17/2015 8:44:00 AM

On June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward H. White II exited his Gemini capsule and used a hand-held oxygen jet gun to push himself from the hatch for a 23-minute tethered spacewalk, the first done by an American. This historic event was just the beginning of spacewalking for NASA astronauts. In the 50 years since White’s EVA (Extravehicular Activity), astronauts have used spacewalks to retrieve satellites, repair the Hubble space telescope, and assemble portions of the International Space Station. 

NASA is celebrating the anniversary with a #SuitUp campaign encouraging everyone to share their favorite NASA moment or pictures of how they #SuitUp to do their thing. Watch and learn more about spacesuits and 50 years of EVA (Extravehicular Activity).

Alpha makes it easy to suit up with our NASA and Apollo MA-1 flight jackets.  The NASA bomber pays tribute to the 100th space shuttle mission while the Apollo MA-1  honors all of the NASA Apollo space missions. Take a look and secure your favorite to suit up.
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