NASA’s strange robotic suit could pave way to Mars, make astronauts safe

A robotic exoskeleton developed as a spin-off from NASA’s Robonaut 2 project could help astronauts stay healthier in space.

NASA’s strange robotic suit could pave way to Mars, make astronauts safe

Science Recorder | Julie Capuano | Tuesday, December 11, 2012

NASA, along with other research groups, has reportedly developed a robotic suit that can be worn in outer space or on earth. The suit, which has been named X1, has been created to act as an exercise machine for astronauts by increasing leg resistance to keep muscles strong in orbit. Here on earth, the researchers have proposed that the suit could be used to help paraplegic patients stand and walk... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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