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.

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

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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.

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