June 14, 2010

R2 Prepares for Fall Takeoff

NASA's newest astronaut will soon be taking off. R2, short for Robonaut 2, will start out by being tested by the ISS crew and will hopefully move up to performing real chores like cleaning and vacuuming. Weighing 310 lbs., R2 is set to launch this September.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 14, 2010 9:10 AM
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