TIL that the spacesuits for the first moon landing were made by Playtex, a company famous for making bras and girdles. NASA had staged a competition to see who could make the best suit. Playtex officials essentially had to beg to be allowed to submit a suit design into the competition.

Read more: https://www.fastcompany.com/90375440/the-improbable-story-of-the-bra-maker-who-won-the-right-to-make-astronaut-spacesuits

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