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... EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVIlrY AND ROBOTICS The current ISS robotic teleoperators require a significant ~nveshnent of crew time for extensive hanung in operations that require great skin and attention to detail. The current ISS robotics are based on the successful history of the Space Shuttle remote manipulator system and do not represent a significant advancement In technology.
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... systems, including robotic systems to support longterm ISS operations and future space missions. Rather than introducing only incremental changes, revolutionary approaches should be pursued to developing new materials, achieving greater mobility, and incorporating new technologies for both EVA suits and robotics systems In support of future exploration initiatives.

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