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SpaceX had a superhero costume designer make a spacesuit

SpaceX is fond of making technology that looks good, and apparently that extends as far as astronaut gear. Thanks to both a Tested video (at the 12:09 mark) and a recently highlighted Bleep interview, we now know that well-known costume designer Jose Fernandez has crafted a spacesuit for SpaceX. Yes, the same man who clothed superheroes in Batman vs. Superman and Captain America: Civil War is also contributing to the growth of modern spaceflight. You won’t get to see the suit until sometime in the next year, but the Bleep chat reveals that SpaceX’s Elon Musk wanted the design to be “stylish” and “heroic.” This probably won’t look much likeNASA’s utilitarian Z-2, then.

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