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Andre Kuipers with Spheres
- Title Andre Kuipers with Spheres
- Released 20/01/2014 3:21 pm
- Copyright ESA
ESA astronaut André Kuipers with a replica Spheres robot, short for Synchronised Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites.
Spheres are volleyball-sized satellites that hover around the International Space Station using 12 jets powered by compressed gas. These autonomous robots have their own power, propulsion and navigation.
- Id 301905