Every astronaut needs a good (space) suit

On Demand (IF 2020)

1 hrPWYD

Talk | Materials, Science, Space, Technology

Any professional knows the value of a good suit, especially astronauts! On the first day of World Space Week, Andy Torbet and Mike Curtis-Rouse took an audience through the features of a great spacesuit, why they are important and how you can make your very own spacesuit.

Watch the recording of this live public event held on

4 October 2020 at IF Oxford

Andy Torbet is an extreme adventurer, survival expert and TV presenter; most notably the BBC’s The One Show, Coast, Operation Iceberg and The People Remember.



Mike Curtis-Rouse is head of Manufacturing for Space at Satellite Applications Catapult, a world-leading technology and innovation company, helping businesses of all sizes to realise the potential from space. He is also Chief Experience Officer at Space Store, an experiential store dedicated to bringing space to everyone, everywhere, every day.



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