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Space Robots Through the Years

Robotics in space goes back to the 1970s. Here’s a brief history of the role robots have played in space exploration.

The slideshow will offer you a history of robots in space, and the video below offers NASA’s look into robots coming in the future.

Rob Spiegel has covered manufacturing for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include automation, supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cybersecurity. For 10 years, he was the owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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