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Photos of the Day: Remote-Controlled Space Robots

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 10:28am
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RROxiTT lead roboticist Alex Janas stands with the Oxidizer Nozzle Tool as he examines the work site. (NASA/Chris Gunn)

Read: NASA Tests New Robotic Refueling Technologies

Located at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but commanded from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., the RROxiTT industrial robot mimicked how future space robots could transfer oxidizer to a satellite valve. (NASA)

A robot servicer could use autonomous rendezvous and fluid transfer technologies to extend the life of orbiting satellites (depicted, artist's concept). (NASA)

 

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