A Photographic History of US Spacesuits

Although humans have only been traveling to space since 1961, the space suit has been around for 80 years. From the preliminary models that echoed old diving suits to today's Michelin Man gold standard, each generation's technological advances have morphed the space suit considerably.

Compiled by a Reddit user, these classic NASA photographs of spacesuits show just how far things have come—as well as where they are going. NASA's future plans include some serious astronaut-embarrassment.