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Robotic maintenance and repair could extend the lives of hundreds of satellites orbiting Earth. Check out this interview with the Huffington Post on the topic of robotic orbital tow trucks and why it is so critical! Satellite servicing programs are incredibly important in a long-term solution to space debris. Satellite servicing has to become a normal aspect of our space infrastructure once we overcome near-term challenges like regulations and policy, in addition… Read More

“Every technology we develop is an extension of one of our own senses or capabilities.” I recently had the pleasure of speaking alongside iconic Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood on a Science and Art panel at a conference called Discourse and Dynamics. Aside from insightful discussions about the environment, hemp airplanes, and the importance of adaptability, we also discussed the history of robotics. I am so delighted to see this incredibly thoughtful piece… Read More

I had the privilege of being interviewed as an Alumni of the University of Calgary with Schulich Engineer for my work in space exploration and robotics: ‘For Natalie Panek, the night sky is full of more than an array of stars; it is also full of possibilities. “Space is so vast it makes us want to know more. It draws us in and makes us want to explore,” Panek says. As an… Read More