The design of a tough, fully dexterous, yet highly moblie space glove faces problems and controversies.
What about the pressure differentiae between space suit and pressure glove?
The second skin concept faces materials problems.
There is also the ventilation problem for the life support system.
What we will see in the next future is no doubt a combination
of the best features of the Mark3 and the Mercury Suit: a soft suit with some hard
linkages will result in a total different package.
Ultimately we are talking about permantent kolonialisation of space.