NASA, Buzz Lightyear

NASA, Disney Pixar Animation Studios

Inspired by Toy Story, brought to you by NASA.

No, that's not the tagline for NASA's next-generation spacesuits—although it very well could be, as the astronaut attire bears a shocking resemblance to Buzz Lightyear's suit in Disney Pixar's wildly popularToy Story film.

Just like Buzz's signature suit, the new Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System 2.0 features fluorescent green stripes and a transparent domed helmet (actual space-traveling ability sold separately). 

Named one of Time magazine's inventions of the year, the new spacesuit is designed for deep-space missions and—dare we say—incorporates a little out-of-this-world flair.

This isn't the only Disney/NASA crossover as of late. The companies have joined together to create an educational experience centered around the flight of Buzz Lightyear. The program is intended to encourage children and young adults to develop an interest in space exploration and discovery.

As Buzz would say: To infinity and beyond! 

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