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Chronicles the creation of the Apollo 11 spacesuits worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, which were designed by the women's undergarment-maker Playtex and consisted of 21 specialized layers, in a book that includes 140 cull-color illustrations.As with the rest of the spacesuit makers, however, their skills were brought to an extraordinary level of craft and precision. ... be akin to Simon Ramo or Dean Wooldridge of TRW assisting in the soldering of a guidance system circuit board.

Author:Nicholas De Monchaux
Publisher:MIT Press - 2011


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