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NASA to Test Robotic Telesurgery

Posted 24 Apr 2007 at 00:12 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

NASA's Aquarius moon-walk simulations in May will include a flight surgeon, two astronauts and a Doctor from Cincinnati to test remote-controlled robotic surgery on simulated patients. The goal is to fine tune the techniques needed to bring remote surgeon-guided procedures to future space missions.

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