Parasuit R&D – a competitive edge?
When reading about IIT Madras graduate Naga Naresh Karutura, I do not see a “double amputee”. Instead, high potential to be an ISRO astronaut flight specialist candidate.
* Software engineer at Alphabet (aka Google).
* Professional problem-solver.
* Eternally dogged optimist.
In micro-gravity, Parasuit°-enabled Amputean° and Paraplegian° Astronauts may have the competitive edge. Industries and cultures embracing the perspective shift gain competitive edge, too.
° I’ve coined these words, having noticed they somehow convey a sense of uplifting. Everyone needs an uplift, now and then.
Codepen.io image by Julian Gardner: http://davehuer.com/bcitfolio/innoprojects/inno-shieldship.html – The basis of this proposal of mine from 1993/4? NEO delta-V is a technically and profitably-usable resource.
Constellation EVA Spacesuit: NASA: http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/246726main_ConstellationSpaceSuitSystemBriefing.pdf
(Image modified with removal of lower extremities)
Mr. Naga Naresh Karutura: http://social.yourstory.com/2015/11/naga-naresh-karutura/