How Much Clothing Do Astronauts Pack for Space Missions?
Do astronauts change clothes while on the ISS?
Yes. Six months without changing clothes would be rather unbearable. The astronauts are budgeted the following clothing:
1 pair of shoes for the treadmill
1 pair of shoes for the bike
1 pair of exercise shorts for every 3 days of exercise
1 T-shirt for every 3 days of exercise
1 work shirt for every 10 days
1 T-shirt for under the workshirt for every 10 days
1 pair work pants/shorts for every 10 days
1 pair underwear for every 2 days
1 pair socks for every 2 days
2 pairs Russian overalls (optional)
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