Robotics

MAXAR’S SSL SELECTED BY NASA TO DEVELOP CRITICAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR ON-ORBIT SERVICING AND SPACE EXPLORATION

SSL, a Maxar Technologies company, and a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, announced today it was selected by NASA for two separate public-private partnerships to develop two vital “Tipping Point” spacecraft technologies. NASA’s Tipping Point awards are designed to foster the development of commercial space capabilities and benefit future NASA missions. A […]

NASA SPACE ROBOTICS CHALLENGE PREPARES ROBOTS FOR THE JOURNEY TO MARS

NASA, in partnership with Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, and NineSigma, a global innovation consultant organization, has opened registration for a new competition — the Space Robotics Challenge. This event seeks to develop the capabilities of humanoid robots to help astronauts on the journey to Mars. The Space […]

GM-NASA SPACE ROBOT PARTNERSHIP BRINGS POWER GLOVE TO LIFE

Robotic glove technology developed out of a partnership between General Motors and NASA for use on the International Space Station is finding new life on Earth in health care, manufacturing and other industrial applications though a licensing agreement between GM and Bioservo Technologies AB, a Swedish medical technology company. Working with GM, Bioservo will combine […]

CANADA IS RECRUITING ASTRONAUTS

Have you ever wanted to go to space? The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) wants you! Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Minister responsible for the CSA, launched Canada’s fourth astronaut recruitment campaign. The CSA is seeking the next generation of space explorers to pave the way for […]

ROCKET SCIENTISTS PUT ON 3D GLASSES FOR SPACE NEXT MOVIE

New Afterglow Studios production ‘Space Next’ pushes the frontiers of digital cinema while it explores the frontiers of space – in multiple formats for flatscreen and dome and resolutions up to 8K, distributed by BIG & Digital. The movie’s Museum of Flight premiere coincides with NewSpace 2016 conference in Seattle. “We are thrilled that ‘Space […]

NISSAN TEST DRIVES NASA SPACE TECHNOLOGY FOR USE IN DRIVERLESS CARS

For the past year, NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley and automaker Nissan have been collaborating on the development of autonomous driving technologies that could one day be used in future consumer vehicles, robotic rovers on Mars and other space exploration missions. On Wednesday, January 6, a group of senior executives from the […]

SPACE CAMP ON SALE FOR BLACK FRIDAY

Get on board with Space Camp as the U.S. Space & Rocket Center holds its only public sale of the 2016 season. Give the out-of-this world holiday gift – and get a deep discount – of a trip to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge Camp. The sale begins Black Friday, November 27, at 12:01 a.m., […]

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