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Redwire handed robotic arm prototype for the Argonaut lunar lander

The goal for the lander is to establish the capability, for Europe, to land 1,500-1,800 kg of cargo, infrastructure, and scientific instruments on the lunar surface.


The robotic system is known as MANUS – the Manipulator for Argonaut Payload Needs and Unloading Support. It will be developed in Luxembourg by the space infrastructure company, where it is also currently developing its STAARK robotic arm, a modular and customisable robotic system designed for various on-orbit applications.

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