Dextre and RRM complete successful satellite refuelling demo

January 26, 2013 by Pete Harding

Aboard the International Space Station (ISS) over the past two weeks, Dextre, the Canadian “robotic hand”, and NASA’s Robotic Refuelling Mission (RRM) payload have together made history in proving a vital capability for future space exploration and utilisation – the ability to robotically refuel a satellite in the space environment.

The successful demo opens new doors for future missions to extend the lifetime of satellites, with it creating an entire new industry dedicated to satellite refuelling,

Read more: Dextre and RRM complete successful satellite refuelling demo | NASASpaceFlight.com.

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