Canada’s artificial intelligence leadership extending to space

11/22/2018

On November 22nd 2018, the  Canadian Space Agency has published a press release emphasizing the role of Menya Solutions contribution toward the development of the next generation of autonomous space robotics.

« The CSA is collaborating with MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, and AI experts from Menya Solutions, a small company from Sherbrooke, Quebec, on the next generation of autonomous space robotics. MDA built the original Canadarm, Canadarm2 and Dextre, and are now taking steps towards the AI-based robots of the future by giving Canadarm2 and Dextre the ability to conduct certain tasks autonomously. This pioneering work will ensure Canada’s continued competitiveness in space robotics when future opportunities arise. »