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CIRAS: Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Servicing (CIRAS)

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Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Servicing (CIRAS) project is pursuing space-based, robotic assembly of flight hardware and space systems, using innovative technologies including NASA's Tension Actuated Long-reach In-Space Manipulator (TALISMAN) to reduce the costs and potential human hazards associated with hardware transfer and assembly activities. The project aims to: demonstrate robotic reversible joining methods for mechanical and electrical connections; develop a feasible concept to validate space assembly geometries; and demonstrate repeatable module-to-module interfaces for in-space structural assembly. More »

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