September 9, 2010

NASA Adopts RoboThespian

NASA has purchased a RoboThespian from the UK's Engineered Arts to become a spokebot at the Kennedy Space Center. The 5' 9" tall droid even comes with a warranty once installed and we suspect that in true NASA participatory fashion, we can soon all help name it. The hundred thousand dollar humanoid runs on a 1.6 gigabyte Atom processor and has 32 GB memory. We have to admit that all we can think of in watching this promo is that we hope the first thing they do is put a spacesuit on it as, AI or no AI, this thing looks chilly.

Via The Register

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 9, 2010 8:50 AM
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