TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 5, 2017 â Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASAÂ to check the capability of a robotic platform that will work to support the assembly of space structures in the future as part of a ground demonstration at theÂ Langley Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
The space agency said ThursdayÂ the test activity on theÂ NASA Intelligent Jigging and Assembly Robot 2.0 is aimed to advance theÂ Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and ServicesÂ public-private project, which seeks to develop robotic components for in-space assembly and servicing and utilize Orbital ATK’s Mission Extension Vehicle – 1 technology.
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