NASA developed its last major prototype ‘spacesuit’ in 1992. Since then NASA hasn’t made any new prototype of spacesuit till to date. But now NASA is designing a prototype spacesuit called Z-1, which NASA plans to use possibly after 2015 missions. The interesting thing about this prototype spacesuit Z-1 is it has vast resemblance to the dress (spacesuit) of a cartoon hero named Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story.”
Now NASA is busy in making Z-1 prototype suit. But it plans to make newer versions of Z-1, the Z-2 and Z-3. It is expected that, NASA will use Z-1 spacesuit sometime in 2015.