Research that will take us to outer space will happen right here in Pittsburgh.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The space race continues right here in Pittsburgh.

Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based space delivery service company, is teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh.

The partnership will research space technology and develop new software.

As they research the technology and software, they plan that the technology can help support moon landings and rover missions.

The work is already underway to develop a compact smart camera that could be used on future space missions.