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Cameron M. Smith is a prehistorian at Portland State University. In his spare time he builds pressure suits for private space expeditions as founder of Pacific Spaceflight, the US arm of Copenhagen Suborbitals.

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Cameron M. Smith of Pacific Spaceflight / Copenhagen Suborbitals in the Mark I 'Gagarin' Pressure Garment. Photo: Jev Olsen, Copenhagen Suborbitals.

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