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Apollo 11: it Playtex’s feminine touch helped NASA land on the Moon

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The tiny cameras in our cell phones up in the heat-proof clothing used by fire fighters to protect them from the dangers of the job, here are seven famous inventions of the 1960s moon shot.

It was a female’s touch, and to make sure that when Neil Armstrong and his moonwalking cohorts can take their giant leap, for mankind and for the earth’s Moon.

In particular, increased at the touch of a couple of seamstresses from Playtex who have honed their detailed set of skills for the production of belts, and the women of the united states. The suits had to be flexible, durable, and can withstand temperatures up to 240 degrees fahrenheit and as low as minus 280 degrees in the shade and at night.

NASA decided to have a competition of the manufacturers, the suit was designed and sewn by Playtex, the team provided the astronauts with the flexibility and power needed for the exploration of the moon ‘ in new york.

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The expert people, who has assisted in the creation of the state of the art and amazing. Just a few weeks before they were to sew baby pants and girdles.

In this July 20, 1969 photo provided by NASA, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity.
(Neil Armstrong/NASA via AP)

“She wanted me to tell you that one thing, but they’ve brought me up here,” said Anna Lee Minner, in an interview with CBS News. “I went home many a night crying, because I knew I couldn’t do it. I was afraid of. This was the life of a person, it hung up the phone.”

Minner was one of the four who assisted in the compilation of it is true. The others are Joanne Thompson, Lillie Elliott, Ruth Anna, Ratledge.

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The 21-layer suit had to be constructed entirely by hand. Each and every seam and stitch is carefully measured in order to ensure the greatest possible accuracy, in the hope that more detailed effort would be to help NASA avoid another disaster such as the Apollo 1 capsule, bombing that killed three astronauts.

“Oh my god, I’m just wondering if this is going to be alright. I just hope that when the…”

— Lillie Elliott

In spite of the immense pressure, and a mountain of rings, the women, were closed due to the presence of the astronauts themselves.

“We would have astronauts come in and thank us, which was a real boost,” Thompson told CBS News. “It’s a connection that you don’t forget.”

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Finally, on July 20, 1969, that the efforts of the women would have to be tested in a low-gravity environment of the moon.

“Once they have started at the bottom of the ladder, and set foot on the moon, and it was the highlight of the watch is something that you will have to help,” She told CBS.

As exciting as it was to see one of their products on a new frontier, and the fear will not abate immediately, and for the women.

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“Oh my god,” I wonder if that’s going to hold up? Oh my, I’m just wondering if this is going to be alright. I hope I do not pop it,'” Elliott said of her worries, when you watch the moon landing.

The co-operation between the us and the former’s underwear maker is still intact. The same division in Playtex, that the original costume has been spun off into a separate company, ILC Dover, which still manufactures NASA’s space suits of the day.

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