Over the years, the MARS
suit has been the subject of several publications,
Shook, Lauren S., and
Akin, David L., "Development and Initial Testing of a
Space Suit Simulator for Neutral Buoyancy" 29th
International Conference on Environmental Systems,
SAE Paper 932100, July, 1993.
Ranniger, Claudia, and
Akin, David, "Development and Testing of an EVA
Simulation System for Neutral Buoyancy Operations"
AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference,
Huntsville, AL, Sept. 1996.