wearing a space-suit
The space-suited mechanics leapt to their tasks; and in only a little more time than had been mentioned by the chief engineer the hull and giant frame of the supership were as staunch as of yore.
Space-suited complete, except for helmets, and with those ready at hand, Kinnison and VanBuskirk sat in the tiny control room of their lifeboat as it drifted inert through interstellar space.
As he spoke, the lock of the radio shack opened and a spacesuited figure strode across the field to meet them.
Spacesuited men clinging to the Argonaut’s life lines gripped the net tighter as their prey floated into it.
The air lock was opened and space-suited figures swarmed over the mile-wide end of the station.
The efficient team of the launch, spacesuited for protection, swung the emergency air lock and cutter into position.
Two ships dropped behind to pick up the machine men who still survived among the wreckage. Organic Zoromes, unless spacesuited, were doomed in this instance.
The squat, unhuman forms of spacesuited men, the long curve of the hull, were seen as gleams, disconnected and fugitive.
She had reached and door and was about to go through when she saw the two spacesuited figures lying behind a low barricade at the edge of the catwalk, keeping a watch out over the floor below.
Parvu could see the dark form of a spacesuited body caught among the twisted controls.
The space was large enough for six space-suited humans—or two humans and a large piece of equipment—and utterly barren.
E.E. Smith, 'Triplanetary'
Earliest cite in OED2: 1951.
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