Do you want to access to this and other private contents?
Log in if you are a subscriber or click here to request service
CIMON completes first tasks in space
The astronaut assistant robot talks with Alexander Gerst on board the ISS
The astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN), developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), has passed its first tests in space with flying colours. It worked together with German ESA astronaut, Alexander Gerst, in the Columbus module of the International Space Station (ISS) for around 90 minutes.He has been living and working on the ISS since 8...
© World Aeronautical Press Agency Srl