New ‘Happy Suit’ Would Protect Astronauts from the Stresses of Space

Researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are developing a “happy suit” that they say will protect astronauts from the psychologically harrowing effects of space travel.

The technology’s network of wireless sensors would respond to the wearer’s vitals by recalibrating his or her environment in real time. These adjustments could include changes in temperature, light color, light intensity, and oxygen levels, Arman Sargolzaei, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at the school, said in a statement.

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