On-Orbit Metal Cutting ‘Outpost’ Demo Prepared To Launch

Cutting metal in space could help make use of space junk.
Credit: Voyager Space
The Outpost Mars Demo-1 payload, an on-orbit metal cutting robotic arm, is being prepared to launch aboard SpaceX’s Transporter 5 rideshare flight on May 25. The payload was built using a self-contained platform from Nanoracks and a robotic arm with a cutting tool from Maxar Technologies, Voyager...

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