Astronaut feels the force

Paris (ESA) Jan 06, 2015

In a milestone for space robotics, the International Space Station has hosted the first full run of ESA’s experiment with a force-reflecting joystick.

Think of the kind of tasks you can do with your hands without looking down, such as typing or tying laces. These are helped by ‘force feedback’ – the touch you feel in your hands and fingertips.

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