Space station motors make a robotic prosthetic leg more comfortable, extend battery life

Ann Arbor MI (SPX) Jul 20, 2020
A new robotic prosthetic leg prototype offers a more natural gait while also being quieter and more energy efficient than other designs. The key is the use of new small and powerful motors, originally designed for a robotic arm on the International Space Station. The streamlined design offers a free-swinging knee and regenerative braking, which charges the battery with energy captured when
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