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Computer terminal that duplicates a robotic arm onboard the ISS
This computer terminal is the same as one used to control a robotic arm onboard the ISS.
The lab runs new software on the terminal to check the code will work properly in orbit.
The three upper displays seen here show video feeds from a camera on the arm, allowing crew members to use the joystick to steer the arm to its target.
The station's main robotic arm is used for a wide range of purposes, including station assembly, maintenance and anchoring astronauts during spacewalks.
Photo credit: Nick Heath/silicon.com