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A prototype of the Next Generation Space Suit system was on display Thursday in the Rayburn House Office Building

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., right, and Space Subcommittee Chair Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., watch as a man models a prototype spacesuit for future space missions.  (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., joined with ILC Dover today to unveil the Next Generation Space Suit system prototype designed for future space and moon missions. The event held in the Rayburn House Office Building featured past, present and future contributions to manned space exploration as part of a celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

UNITED STATES - JULY 25: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., left, and Space Subcommittee Chair Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., talk with a man modeling a possible prototype of the future suit for the upcoming mission to the moon in the Rayburn Building in Washington on Thursday July 25, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., left, and Space Subcommittee Chair Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., talk with the spacesuit model in the Rayburn House Office Building. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

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