This brief video from Adam Savage is an appreciation of the “right stuff” that’s required of astronauts who have to be confined to absurdly small spaces for days, sometimes weeks. It is also an appreciation of the marvels and universality of science and engineering that can allow engineers from the US and the USSR, who speak different languages and have two different measuring systems to be able to design and execute a complex rendezvous in space of two very different spacecraft.
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