Speed Reading — Spacesuits - Level 5 — 300 wpm 

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Fashion designers are wondering how a new spacesuit might change their industry. The suit is out of this world - a spacesuit with its own built-in toilet. The high-tech suit was designed by NASA engineers to help astronauts deal with the call of nature in emergency situations. The new suit is called the Orion Crew Survival Systems Suit (OCSSS). It is for NASA's next-generation spacecraft, Orion, which will travel a lot farther away from Earth than previous space missions have. The spacecraft is not advanced enough to reach Mars. It will carry humans around the moon and back.

The spacesuits will let astronauts survive for six days in emergencies. The suit has a revolutionary waste disposal system so astronauts can do things like urinate and defecate without taking it off. Astronauts can also eat in the suit. An astronaut explained how important the OCSSS space suit will be. He said: "Spaceflight is not always glamorous. People need to go the bathroom, even in a spacecraft. How is this waste treated such that it does not harm the astronaut or even kill them?" The technology could be used in hospitals in the future.

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