Friday, May 30, 2008

Iron man in Spaaaaccee !!!! reports that one of the astronauts on the international space station will get to watch the Iron Man movie IN ORBIT! Lucky him. hopefully it will help distract him from the fact that the station's only toilet is broken. click on the post title for a link to Marvel's press releas- oops, news story.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Real life powered armor

With all the hype surrounding the Iron Man movie there have been alot of stories about real life attempts to make powered armor. While a flying red and gold suit with repulsor gauntlets is still a ways off, there does seem to be progress on the exoskeleton front. Hack-a-day has a pretty good survey of the history of exosuits.
Click on the title to go to their post.