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Please find the entire article here   The World’s Only Homemade Spacesuit Is About To Get Its First Life-or-Death Test Cameron Smith in his spacesuit in 2014. Image courtesy of Holly Andres Cameron Smith has never been to space, but this autumn he’ll get close. In a few months, Smith and theRead More


We have recently been asked by IfOnly, the web based experience company, to offer pressure suit training experience. After some time we have been able to work with them and create exciting opportunities for future space explorers!   Check it out here:

Throw back! Ramping up for our Spaceflight training course

Hello everyone! Just wanted to share an old write up in Portuguese as I think the front photo captures the excitement of the upcoming Pacific Spaceflight course. We are working in partnership with Earth and Space Exploration to provide a 5 day spaceflight participant training course! If you are interestedRead More

Rock Climbing on Mars: A Simulation

Climbing Magazine Published in Print February 2018 Online at: If you live in the Portland, Oregon, area, you may have been surprised as you walked along the coast last August to see an astronaut dry-tooling up a cliff. “Why are you doing that?” you might have asked, to which he wouldRead More

Discover Magazine

Discover Magazine  

Featured: Behind the Budget: How to Build Your Own Suborbital Space Suit Spaceflight isn’t just for astronauts, as ambitious anthropology professor Cameron Smith is proving by building his own suborbital space suit. We spoke about his goal of reaching space (and returning in one piece), and got a budget forRead More

The DIY Spacesuit

As a kid Cameron Smith dreamed of becoming an astronaut but his eyesight keep him out of the pilot’s seat. Now he’s an anthropologist in Portland, Oregon, where he’s building a fully functional homemade space suit.


Published here: Pressure and altitude chamber suit testing at the main hospital of Copenhagen. Image: Jev Jesper Olsen PRESSURE AND ALTITUDE CHAMBER SUIT TESTING AT THE MAIN HOSPITAL OF COPENHAGEN. IMAGE: JEV JESPER OLSEN We are at the end of ten very intense DIY space suit days. Tomorrow Cameron SmithRead More


Published:     As posted a couple of days ago August is going to be a very interesting and busy month. The work on space capsule Tycho Deep Space II is really progressing and things will become even more interesting when we get a visit by DIY spacesuit guys Cameron Smith andRead More

A DIY Space Suit for the 99 Percent

Published:    CAMERON M. SMITH at home working on his DIY Spacesuit. Photo: José Mandojana Checking a pressure gauge that measures the pounds of pressure per square inch inside the suit Photo: José Mandojana Cameron’s (modified) work gloves Photo: José Mandojana A full view of the DIY space suit Photo: JoséRead More