"The operation, announced Monday by chief surgeon Dominique Martin and the French National Center for Space Studies, is part of a project backed by the European Space Agency that aims to develop earth-guided surgical space robots."
Zero-gravity surgery. Just in case the Earth suddenly stops rotating on its axis.
Seriously, what in God's name is the point of this? Are we seriously going to be shooting heart patients into space and doing bypass surgeries on them? Isn't that kind of inefficient?
Earth-guided surgical space robots??????