NASA to launch Israeli-developed radiation-protection suit #Business [Video]

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Share on facebook Share on twitter A sculpture of a man wearing Stemrad"s new protective vest, Astrorad, is seen at an exhibit at Madatech, National Museum of Science Technology and Space in Haifa, Israel February 23, 2017. Picture taken February 23, 2017. (photo credit: REUTERS) A special suit...

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A sculpture of a man wearing Stemrad’s new protective vest, Astrorad, is seen at an exhibit at Madatech, National Museum of Science Technology and Space in Haifa, Israel February 23, 2017. Picture taken February 23, 2017.
(photo credit: REUTERS)

A special suit developed by the Israeli company StemRad to protect astronauts from space radiation will be launched into space as part of preparations for NASA …

The Israel Space Agency (IAA) of the Science and Technology Ministry will sign an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday to send the suit on the Deep Space Experiment flight as part of a feasibility study for the Mars mission in 2021. The agreement will be signed by IAA director-general Avi Blassberger and NASA director Robert Lightfoot during a space symposium in Colorado.