reebok's space boots are a revolutionary footwear piece for astronauts

reebok's space boots are a revolutionary footwear piece for astronauts

reebok space boot: reebok has announced their new space boot SB-01, a game-changer piece of footwear for astronauts. the company has teamed-up with david clark company to upgrade the space boots that haven’t seen any updates or innovation in 50 years. the high-tech space boot is set to be worn by astronauts on an upcoming mission to the international space station, promising to be lightweight and to provide responsive cushioning.

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the reebok space boot features the company’s latest innovation–the floatride foam



the space book SB-01 boasts reebok’s floatride foam which features a consistent cell structure that delivers seamless integration of cushioning and responsiveness; a seam-free ultra knit upper construction engineered in zones to provide adaptive comfort offering support and breathable flexibility; and supportive foam rim centers that balances the foot through the gait cycle.

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the shoe promises to be lightweight and to provide responsive cushioning



‘weight is a huge factor in space travel with just a single pound having big financial implications,’ comments matt montross of reebok innovation. ‘traditional space boots were made of rigid leather with firm soles and were not integrated into the actual space suit. reebok floatride foam introduced three revolutionary elements to the space boot; it decreased the overall weight significantly, it brought the added comfort in a space boot and support that you would expect in a running shoe and it delivered a new level of sleekness and style.’

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astronauts are currently testing the reebok space boot

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