Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

Nasa's Robotic Refueling Demo Set to Jumpstart Expanded Capabilities in Space

View as: Print Mobile App Share:
Robotic Refueling Mission

On July 12, 2011, spacewalking astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan successfully transferred the Robotic Refueling Mission, or RRM, module from the Atlantis shuttle cargo bay to a temporary platform on the International Space Stations Dextre robot.

Credit: NASA

In mid-January, NASA will take the next step in advancing robotic satellite-servicing technologies as it tests the Robotic Refueling Mission, or RRM, aboard the International Space Station.

View Full Article



No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account