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NASA will launch a ‘robot hotel’ to the Space Station on its next SpaceX resupply mission

TechCrunch Tuesday, 3 December 2019
NASA is going to be sending something it calls a ‘robot hotel’ to the International Space Station aboard the next commercial resupply mission, which is set to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket this week. The robot hotel is more formally known as the “Robotic Tool Stowage” unit, or the RiTS for short because […]
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News video: NASA to attach 'robot hotel' to International Space Station

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INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION — NASA plans to launch a storage space for robotic tools called the Robotic Tool Stowage, or RiTS, to the International Space Station. In a news release, NASA explained that the robot hotel will be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, during its 19th commercial...

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