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Then Nuytten created the Exosuit.
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Think about what it must be like to nike air max 2016 work in a 530-pound aluminum-alloy suit 1,000 feet under water.
It's very cold and basically dark.
At that depth, it's too far for any significant sunlight to penetrate.
The pressure of 500 pounds per square inch is pressing all around your body. But the exterior of nike air max 2016 a very strong diving suit protects your body from being crushed. LED lights built into the Exosuit help you see what you're working on.