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NASA Technology Improves Life Here on Earth
News story originally written on August 17, 1998
Most kids love to go outside and play. But some kids just can't do that. Some kids have skin diseases so they can't be out in the sun.
NASA is helping children like that. NASA is making little space suits for these kids so they can go outside and play.
One child named Mikie got a space suit so he can go outside. Mikie is 6-years-old. His mother said, "Mikie's new favorite outdoor activities include playing in dirt and rolling on the lawn. He
enjoys this so much that, at the end of the day, he resembles a soil-encrusted Apollo moonwalker."
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