Spandex Space Suit, The Best Inventions Of The Year, Time
"With manned space exploration in the doldrums, maybe what NASA needs is a new outfit for its astronauts. Enter Dava Newman, a professor of aeronautics at MIT, who is developing the Bio-Suit. It's a formfitting space suit made of elastic polymers that improve mobility."
Editor's note: Alas, Time magazine has honored a project of the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts. Earlier this year Mike Griffin made a stupid decision and killed NIAC - and work on all these advanced concepts came to a halt.
Killing NIAC, earlier post