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NewSpace Update️ ️
When I am thinking about the future of space, AI-driven and connected robots play a big role. Who will build big complexes on the Moon, Mars or in space? Who will mine ressources and harvest crops?
In the „Survey of Space Robotics“ from 2003 it is said that:
„In a decade, we expect robots to perform delicate
assembly tasks autonomously and even approach the
dexterity of a space-suited human. With intense effort,
robotic assembly of complicated structures in space is
possible, but only with supervision and guidance
(including occasional teleoperation) from space or
ground-based humans. Complex robotic assembly with
little or no human supervision will require
Wired asked the question what a robot actually is and try to give answers.
If you want to dig really deep into Space AI check out the Acta Futura Issue N. 9 published by ESA or check out the paper by Daniela Girimonte and Dario Izzo.