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National Robotics Week

SSCO Celebrates National Robotics Week!

04.13.2015 - In celebration of the completion of National Robotics Week, SSCO is giving you an inside peek into our robots. There is also a profile on two SSCO roboticists who drive the robots. [Learn more]

What's New?

fix-it experiments in space

Astronauts Help Prepare Robotic Refueling Mission for Resumed Ops

03.26.2015 - Even fix-it experiments in space sometimes need a little help from their astronaut friends. Working within the International Space Station's Japanese Experiment Module Airlock in the early hours of March 26, 2015, Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti (visible in image), supported by Commander Terry Virts, successfully took the next steps to prepare NASA's Robotic Refueling Mission, or RRM, for resumed operations. [Learn more]

What's New?

Frank Cepollina

"Fixing Hubble" Talk

03.09.2015 - Frank Cepollina, veteran leader of the five servicing missions to the Hubble Space Telescope , gave a talk entitled "Fixing Hubble: Dare to Dream the Impossible, and the Incredible Will Happen," on February 26, 2015, at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington, DC. Cepollina shared the stories, challenges, and significance of the Hubble Space Telescope servicing missions and examined the resounding impact they have had on the public and their perception of science. Image credit: NASA. #Hubble25
>  Archived recording of Cepollina's talk

What's New?

Dinosaurs and Robots

"Gadgets and Gears Day"

03.09.2015 - Robots, dinosaurs, and kids — what could be better? In the shadow of an ominous Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, volunteers from NASA's Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office hosted an interactive booth for "Gadgets and Gears Day" on February 28, 2015 at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore, Md. During the four-hour event, hundreds of kids tried their hand at controlling a robot as they learned about the basics of robotics and engineering. Image credit: NASA.

What's New?

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In the News

NASA Article08.12.2014 - NASA's Space Station Fix-It Demo for Satellites Gets Hardware for 2.0 Update
NASA Article03.05.2014 - NASA Concludes Test of New Robotic Refueling Technologies
WWW Article02.24.2014 - Remote satellite repair service tested [Florida Today]
WWW Article02.12.2014 - NASA's building a satellite refueling robot platform that works…in space [engadget]
WWW Article02.18.2014 - “Ask Me Anything” with Ben Reed on RROxiTT [Reddit]
NASA Article02.12.2014 - NASA Tests New Technologies for Robotic Refueling

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