Meaning : Extravehicular space suit
Category : Aerospace
Sub Category : Equipment
What does EVSS mean or stand for ?
Also known as an EMU suit or Extravehicular Mobility unit.This spacesuit is especially designed for astronauts who perform space walks and missions outside of the ISS.These missions include repairs to outer modules of the ISS.It is imperative to be shielded from the harsh radiation of the suns rays,as well as wearing a pressurized,temperature controlled breathable suit.
There are many other factors that need to be kept in mind while designing the EVSS,as it is the only protection from the harshness of space.