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Is a Spacesuit Needed to Walk on the Surface of the Moon?

Astronaut on Moon

Most people accept the fact that humans have not only reached the surface of the moon, but have walked on it.  In all of the pictures from that historic moonwalk, the astronauts are wearing protective spacesuits.  Due to the harsh and mysterious environments the astronauts would come into contact with while traveling to and walking on the moon, the need for such protective equipment is no surprise.  Yet, if humans were to colonize the moon, and the protective clothing would be much less necessary in their day-to-day lives, would those spacesuits still be necessary?

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