(NASA ) The X1 is based on the technology behind the Robonaut 2, which is now working with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Nasa Developing Exoskeleton to Help Paraplegics Walk
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OCTOBER 12, 2012
Damien Gayle, The Daily Mail

The 57lb device is a robot that a human could wear over his or her body either to assist or inhibit movement in leg joints. 'It's exciting to see a Nasa-developed technology might one day help people with serious ambulatory needs to begin to walk again, or even walk for the first time said Michael Gazarik, director of Nasa's Space Technology Program.
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