NASA Is Making Climbing Better For All Of Us

So these are brand-new prototype omni-directional microspine rock anchors developed by NASA. Now, I don’t really know what that sentence means either, but watch the video and you’ll get a sense of what they can do. These things could easily replace cams in 20 or 30 years, easily. Oh and one added bonus is that they work in any gravitational field, and can stand up to the extreme cold of space without breaking. I bet there is some sweet rock on Mars…