Ci­mon 2 dur­ing tests at the IAC

Cimon 2 bei Test
Ci­mon 2 dur­ing tests at the IAC
Credit: DLR (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Cimon 2 during tests at the IAC

The first mo­bile as­tro­naut as­sis­tant in space, CI­MON, has a sib­ling: CI­MON 2. It is shown here dur­ing tests in the Colum­bus mock-up at the Eu­ro­pean As­tro­naut Cen­tre in Cologne. CI­MON 2 was launched to the In­ter­na­tion­al Space Sta­tion on 4 De­cem­ber 2019 on board a SpaceX-19 rock­et from Cape Canaver­al in Flori­da.

The first mobile astronaut assistant in space, CIMON, has a sibling: CIMON 2. It is shown here during tests in the Columbus mock-up at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne. CIMON 2 was launched to the International Space Station on 4 December 2019 on board a SpaceX-19 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

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