Designer spacesuits: what will men and women astronauts wear on Mars?

Spacesuit astronauts wear depends on where you are going and what you’re doing. The ISS suit is designed specifically for microgravity. The thin atmosphere on Mars allows more radiation and cosmic rays from the Sun. Hence the need to develop a material that can withstand the radiation and keep dust out of the bearings on the shoulders, wrists, hip, upper thighs, and ankles of spacesuits which help astronaut walk, kneel, and perform other tasks.