If you’ve ever worn a spacesuit during a moonwalk or EVA, and I know a lot of you have, you were probably frustrated by how difficult it was to move around — both with the restrictions of the suit itself and the limitations on what you can see and feel. Researchers want to make things easier with boots that give the user haptic feedback warning them of obstacles they might not see. Read More

Source: MIT lab’s smart boots could keep astronauts on their feet

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