Tag Archives: Robotic Arm

SSL Aims to Advance In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Through NASA, DARPA Programs; Al Tadros Comments

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary plans to leverage its work with NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build up its in-orbit satellite servicing business, SpaceNews reported Monday. SSL works with DARPA to build a vehicle designed to repair, inspect, refuel and install payloads into satellites operating in geostationary orbit through the …

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NASA to Deploy Ozone Measurement Payload to ISS

NASA plans to launch an instrument designed to measure Earth’s ozone as part of SpaceX‘s 10th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The agency said Saturday the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III on ISS  payload will launch with the SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft this month from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SAGE …

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Aurora Flight Sciences, Sikorsky Develop Robotic Copilot Systems Under DARPA Program

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary and Aurora Flight Sciences have developed robotic systems that are designed to operate aircraft autonomously as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System initiative, Defense News reported Wednesday. Valerie Insinna writes Jean Charles-Lede, program manager at DARPA’s tactical technology program office, said the ALIAS program seeks …

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Bill Vincent: Naval Research Lab to Help DARPA Build Robotic Satellite Servicer

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has partnered with the Naval Research Laboratory to build and evaluate payload technology for DARPA’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites initiative. NRL’s Naval Center for Space Technology will act as the lead payload developer for the RSGS program that aims to facilitate autonomous inspection, repositioning, repair and maintenance of satellites in orbit, the laboratory …

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FDA OKs Siemens Twin Robotic X-Ray System; Martin Silverman Comments

Siemens‘ healthcare unit has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for the company’s twin robotic X-ray system. The Multitom Robotic Advanced X-ray platform is designed to generate three-dimensional images in various clinical examinations such as radiography, angiography, fluoroscopy and orthopedics, Siemens said Sunday. The imaging system has an adjustable table for …

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A-T Forms Team to Produce Robotic Arm System

A-T Solutions is partnering with robotics manufacturer, HDT Global to produce dexterous robotic arms for military and law enforcement use.   The Washington-based company said the lightweight and near-human dexterity of the MK2 robotic arm will help bomb technicians evaluate and defuse explosive devices at a safe distance.   MK2 …

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