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NASA’s X1 robotic exoskeleton to help astronauts in space

15 October 2012

A powered exoskeleton might help astronauts accomplish superhuman tasks in orbit. NASA’s new X1 robotic exoskeleton is a direct spinoff their space-borne Robonaut 2 project. It could help astronauts stay healthy while also allowing paraplegics on Earth to walk.

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Keywords: construction and mechanical technologies, mechatronics, characteristics of technology, materials technologies

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