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The field of robotics is moving beyond the realm of fiction and toys, and today, robots are even lending a hand in the operating room, helping pediatric surgeons with intensive surgical procedures.
While the orbiting Expedition 40 crew supported botanical research and robotics Tuesday aboard the International Space Station, the three crewmates who will return the station to its full six-person crew on Wednesday are in the final stages of preparations for launch.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will embark into the abyss on Tuesday for the first of two planned July spacewalks.
"Here, there be dragons”…the phrase used to designate the boundaries of the known world on historical maps seems fitting as the U.S. space program embarks upon a new frontier in space exploration with the launch of the first commercial demonstration flight to the International Space Station.
NASA's highly anticipated Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) began operations on the International Space Station with the Canadian Dextre robot and RRM tools March 7-9, 2012, marking important milestones in satellite-servicing technology and the use of the space station robotic capabilities.
Meet Justin, an android who will soon be controlled remotely by the astronauts in ESAâ€™s Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station.
A quick succession of international space supply trucks will arrive on the International Space Stationâ€™s loading docks early in 2011.
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