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Astronauts to Test Free-Flying “Housekeeper” Robots

29.09.2017 tribonet 250 Views
Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006. These satellites provide a test bed for development and […]
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ISS National Lab Enables Commercial Research

10.08.2017 tribonet 352 Views
A growing number of commercial partners use the International Space Station National Lab. With that growth, we will see more discoveries in fundamental and applied research that could improve life on the ground. Since 2011, when […]