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Saturday July 14, 2012

NASA Tests Robotic Gas Station Attendant for Outer Space

This is not your average gas jockey position; it’s a little more out of this world. big grin NASA is testing the use of a low orbit filling station to replenish fuel in orbiting satellites, adding new life to aging satellites.

The agency’s Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office has identified 242 end-of-lifers destined to run out of gas in the next five to six years.