June 4, 2012

R2 Gets to Work on ISS

We wondered what Robonaut 2 had been up to lately and found him busily obeying his masters on the ISS. Last week he practiced working on a task board then was given the task of measuring the airflow from 5 vents to make sure there was no blockage. This test is performed every 90 days and is a perfect chore for the astrobot that can hold the gauge steady and not measure other air flow sources such as exhaling from humans.

Via NASA

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 4, 2012 11:06 AM
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