NASA reveals its latest prototype of the "Z" series spacesuit, designed for humans to walk on Mars by the 2030s.
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Merging past and future
The "technology" spacesuit design for Z-2 combines elements from past spacesuits and advanced technologies, such as electroluminescent wire and light-emitting patches across the upper and lower torso to identify crew members. The design also features collapsing pleats for mobility and abrasion-resistant panels on the lower torso.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?