Waterproofing a Space Robot

May 2009
Assembly;May2009, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p23
The article reports on the development of a space robot called Eurobot, employed by the European Space Agency, to help astronauts in inspecting and repairing space shuttles. Eurobot will need to go through extensive underwater testing before going into service to stimulate the zero-gravity environment in outer space. The robot is expected to help astronauts in maintaining and repairing the International Space Station in the future.


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