“The seven astronauts of the Mercury Program try  on their distinctive silver space suits. Composed of a rubber inner  layer, and an outer aluminised shell these outfits are tailored to fit  each astronaut precisely, to the point that even a few extra pounds  would feel akin to being squeezed in a vise.”
Image: TO THE MOON (Book Plus Musical Recordings). Time Life Productions, 1969.

The seven astronauts of the Mercury Program try on their distinctive silver space suits. Composed of a rubber inner layer, and an outer aluminised shell these outfits are tailored to fit each astronaut precisely, to the point that even a few extra pounds would feel akin to being squeezed in a vise.”

Image: TO THE MOON (Book Plus Musical Recordings). Time Life Productions, 1969.