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Date created: Sun, Sep 12, 2021 6:17 PM
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- In space it’s a matter of insulation. Just as your blanket keeps your body heat in so you stay warm in bed, NASA space suits have insulation systems as well as heaters. How Stuff Works Says: "Spacesuits designed by NASA for Apollo astronauts used heating elements to protect astronauts from extreme cold.
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Astronauts stay warm in space because their space suits do not allow heat to escape. The suits are actually cooled rather than warmed because body heat keeps the astronauts warm.