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NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully tests arm in space

6 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has successfully extended its robotic sampling arm in space. This is the first time the arm was extended after deployment, indicating that its planned future mission to retrieve an asteroid sample will go according to plan. According to the space agency, the arm completed a series of motions as part of the test. NASA previously referred to...
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NASA successfully tests OSIRIS-REx robotic arm ahead of arrival

NASA successfully tests OSIRIS-REx robotic arm ahead of arrival

6 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

NASA's spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is just 75 miles from its destination and, just like you would near the end of a light, it's starting to stretch out. The craft successfully tested its Touch-and-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism , a robotic arm tha...
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ARM cuts ties with Huawei, threatening future chip designs

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