Boeing hints that it’ll unveil new spacesuits

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A quick shot from a Boeing video shows a Starliner patch on a blue spacesuit. (Boeing Photo)

Boeing’s Starliner space taxi won’t be carrying astronauts to the International Space Station for at least another year and a half, but we may soon find out what they’ll be wearing.

We may even find out who the first test pilots will be.

Boeing Defense teased its coming attractions in a tweet proclaiming that its “CST-100 Starliner is suiting up,” accompanied by pictures showing design sketches and details for spacesuits in Boeing blue.

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By Alan Boyle

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