Soviet Space Suit Adapted for Use in Helping Disabled Kids

You could call it a trickle down benefit of the end to the Cold War.

Space race technology from Russia is yielding big rewards for disabled kids here on planet Earth. reports that a Soviet-era spacesuit design originally meant to counter the effects of long-term weightlessness is getting raves from the parents of children with muscle and neurological disabilities.

It's called TheraSuit, and it can act as a second set of muscles for children too weak to stand or perform normal movements.

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