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NASA is building a robot to refuel satellites in space | Gizmodo UK


curated by | December 6, 2016

You would never buy a hundred million-pound computer without a repair plan, but that’s exactly what NASA does when it sends costly satellites into space. To ensure that its prized eyes-in-the-sky don’t become the solar system’s most expensive e-waste, the space agency is now building a robot capable of repairing and refueling satellites in orbit.

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