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Republic Moon Suit
Republic Moon Suit -

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Class: Manned. Type: Space Suits. Nation: USA. Manufacturer: Republic.

This was a Republic Aviation design for a hard space suit for extended operations on the lunar surface. It was very popular in Life magazine in the 1960's -- and coincidentally resembled a suit from a Republic Pictures serials of the 1940's.


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