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Comments on HAL-5 Exoskeleton To Carry Mountain Climber
Exoskeletons helped humans raised in microgravity over come Earth's gravity in a 1968 novel; now they help people overcome gravity on Earth in real life. (Read the complete story)

"There was also a character who used such a suit in Clarke's "Hammer of God". I don't remember the character's name, but he was a scientist from Mars who came back to Earth to accept a Nobel prize. The suit shorted out and killed him, I think. "
(Tilt 4/7/2006 5:42:33 AM)
"Don't forget about the old TV series M.A.N.T.I.S. "A brilliant, wheelchair-bound scientist invents a form of exo-skeleton called the Mechanically Augmented Neuro Transmitter System (M.A.N.T.I.S.) that turns him into a superhero and gives him the ability to fight the crime wave that is engulfing his city." - plot summary"
( 4/12/2006 7:52:45 PM)
"Did they have something like this in StarShip troopers?"
(211 4/14/2006 11:50:32 AM)
"will it be available for consumer use"
(virgil leonard 4/15/2006 1:25:23 PM)
"Yes, I think that the intent of the HAL-5 creators is that this should be available to private institutions like hospitals and private individuals."
(Bill Christensen 4/21/2006 5:25:22 AM)
"i am interested in this. can the concerned company give details about its costing? please leave your message on this page only as comment and I shall pick it up by 2nd may 2006. "
(A J 5/1/2006 1:06:17 AM)
"Wait a minute... CyberDyne and Hal together.. Well the worlds definitely going to be over run with androids and robots now."
(CyberStrike 9/23/2007 8:30:10 PM)
"Here's a picture of the mountain-climbing HAL exoskeleton:

(Mountain-climbing hal exoskeleton)
(Bill Christensen 5/1/2008 4:46:34 PM)

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