to put on a spacesuit
I’ll go with you. Let’s suit up.
Strike and Cob Whitley suited up and armed themselves with spring-guns.
I’ll go out and check.…Suit up and get ready to lend a hand.
Reaching the airlock, Baldwin suited up, then dropped the air pressure and checked out.
Technicians waited at the locker to help him suit up, for they must be armored against vacuum and worse.
He took a deep breath and relaxed. But only for an instant. ‘All right. Let’s suit up.’
If you’ll hold your present position, X-wing, we'll move up close enough to throw a force cylinder out to you… Unless you’d rather suit up and spacewalk across.
They woke and suited up and went out again.
Use your badges and readouts, and any time you’re actually opening units, suit up. This stuff is deadly.
‘Going to help Pancho suit up?’ he asked. ‘I can—’ ‘Oh, there’s plenty of time for that,’ Amanda said brightly.
Robert A. Heinlein, "The Black Pits of Luna"
The OED has a 1959 cite from James Blish's "A Clash of Cymbals".
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