Com­pos­ite im­age of CI­MON on the ISS

Com­pos­ite im­age of CI­MON on the ISS
Credit: DLR/T. Bourry/ESA.

Composite image of CIMON on the ISS

Com­pos­ite im­age of CI­MON float­ing in the Colum­bus Pub­lic Re­la­tions Mod­ule at ESA’s Eu­ro­pean As­tro­naut Cen­tre (EAC) in Cologne-Porz (30 Jan­uary 2018). CI­MON is a fly­ing and au­tonomous as­tro­naut as­sis­tant. Equipped with ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence, this unique tech­nol­o­gy demon­stra­tor will sup­port the work of as­tro­nauts on the ISS dur­ing Ger­man ESA as­tro­naut Alexan­der Gerst’s Hori­zons mis­sion in the sum­mer of 2018.

Composite image of CIMON floating in the Columbus Public Relations Module at ESA’s European Astronaut Centre (EAC) in Cologne-Porz (30 January 2018). CIMON is a flying and autonomous astronaut assistant. Equipped with artificial intelligence, this unique technology demonstrator will support the work of astronauts on the ISS during German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst’s Horizons mission in the summer of 2018.

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