Why Gitai Sees Space As Ideal For Robotic Labor

Gitai’s robotic arms

Gitai’s robotic arms use grapple end-effectors and tool-changers to complete varied tasks.

Credit: Gitai
While companies on Earth are attempting to build humanoid robots to replace expensive human labor, Japanese startup Gitai is betting automation may have an even better use elsewhere: eliminating the astronomical cost of human labor in space. “The cost for human astronauts is $130,000 per hour,” says...
Garrett Reim

Based in the Seattle area, Garrett covers the space sector and advanced technologies that are shaping the future of aerospace and defense, including space startups, advanced air mobility and artificial intelligence.

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