Legendary costume designer Jose Fernandez to work on SpaceX spacesuits.

Jose Fernandez is responsible for designing costumes in Batman v Superman, Oblivion, Tron: Legacy, The Avengers, Iron Man, Jupiter Ascending, and quite a few others. So when Elon Musk went looking for a designer, he went knocking on Jose’s door.

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Elon has previously said design is going to be a priority for their own astronauts, and that he wants them to look ‘bad ass’:

“Our spacesuit design is finally coming together and will also be unveiled later this year. We are putting a lot of effort into design aesthetics, not just utility. It needs to both look like a 21st century spacesuit and work well.”

In an interview with Bleep, Fernandez said that SpaceX had reached out to him to design a suit, along with a few other companies. The only catch? They wanted something in just two weeks.

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