April 22, 2010

Robonaut 2 To Become Astrobot

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NASA and General Motors have finally come up with a human-like bot that is worthy enough to go to the final frontier. Robonaut 2's purpose is to determine how robots can help humans in space. R2 has two arms, 4 wheels and will be sent to the International Space Station this September. With a weight of 300 lbs., NASA is also anxious to see how he will perform in zero gravity conditions.

Via NY Times

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 22, 2010 9:10 AM
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