SPONSORED

This NASA Astronaut's Spacesuit Is Colorful For An Unbelievable Reason

This will melt your heart!

This NASA Astronaut's Spacesuit Is Colorful For An Unbelievable Reason
SPONSORED

Being an astronaut is incredibly daunting, as you know that you are at the frontier of humanity. However, being an astronaut is also extremely rewarding because not everyone gets the opportunity to see planet Earth from the outer space. This is why many kids aspire to work at NASA as an astronaut.

Still, this does not mean that everything they wear should be precise and not colorful. Read on!

SPONSORED

This is what a typical NASA spacesuit looks like.

This is what a typical NASA spacesuit looks like.

Of course, this isn't like any other kind of clothing you would usually find at a store.

RELATED STORIES

A spacesuit is basically a spacecraft on its own.

A spacesuit is basically a spacecraft on its own.
via

This is because it will keep the astronaut from being put in danger while he or she is in outer space.

If an astronaut is in space, the spacesuit will provide oxygen.

If an astronaut is in space, the spacesuit will provide oxygen.
via

In addition, this will keep astronauts from feeling too hot or too cold.

More importantly, they protect them from space dust.

More importantly, they protect them from space dust.
via

Dust in space is incredibly dangerous. If this dust moves faster than a bullet, it can surely hurt the astronaut.

The NASA spacesuit also protects them from the brightness of the sunlight.

The NASA spacesuit also protects them from the brightness of the sunlight.
via

Likewise, it also provides them water.

However, this specific NASA spacesuit is definitely unique.

However, this specific NASA spacesuit is definitely unique.
via

Just look at how colorful it is!

NASA worked with the MD Anderson Cancer Center for this project.

NASA worked with the MD Anderson Cancer Center for this project.
via

The MD Anderson Cancer Center is located at the University of Texas.

SPONSORED

Basically, the cancer patients were the ones who painted the spacesuits.

Basically, the cancer patients were the ones who painted the spacesuits.
via

Isn't it amazing that what they're working on will be sent to space?

The collaboration actually made sense if you think about it.

The collaboration actually made sense if you think about it.
via

After all, both the astronauts and the cancer patients have similar problems. These include feelings of loneliness and changes in their body due to the conditions they are in.

There will be three designs applied for the spacesuits.

There will be three designs applied for the spacesuits.
via

They are called Unity, Hope, and Courage. The Hope design means that the spacesuits were made of more than 500 canvases that were all creatively made by the cancer patients and their relatives.

The two other designs will involve decorations and other collaborations.

The two other designs will involve decorations and other collaborations.
via

All in all, it's going to be a very vibrant and special NASA spacesuit.

Kathleen Rubins was the first NASA astronaut to wear the colorful spacesuit.

Kathleen Rubins was the first NASA astronaut to wear the colorful spacesuit.
via

She wore it when she had a video conversation with the people who made it.

Share this with your family and friends!

SPONSORED

Did you find the idea unique and inspiring?