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NASA Is sending a Game of Thrones-inspired robot into space | Gizmodo

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16 February 2017



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Who would have guessed a little slice of Westeros would make its way to the final frontier? On Saturday, February 18th, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will carry NASA’s “three-eyed” Raven technology module to its destination just outside the International Space Station (ISS). Once there, Raven will use its sensors to collect information about incoming and outgoing spacecrafts so that ultimately, NASA can develop navigation technology for autonomous rendezvous in space—something that’s a lot easier said than done.

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