Watch Astrobee’s First Autonomous Flight on the International Space Station

iss059e072476 (5/23/2019) — A view of the free-flying Astrobee cube named Bumble and the docking station onboard the International Space Station (ISS). Astrobee consists of three self-contained, free flying robots and a docking station for use inside the ISS. It is an autonomous free flyer powered by fans and operates in the entire U.S. Operating Segment (USOS) using vision-based navigation. The autonomous robots are operated remotely from the ground.


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