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NASA Robotics Science

NASA To Send a Humanoid Robot On Shuttle's Final Mission 119

Posted by timothy
from the why-can't-they-send-them-all dept.
coondoggie writes "Perhaps taking a page from a Star Wars script, NASA said today it will send its newest humanoid robot, known as Robonaut2, on board the space shuttle's final mission. R2 is capable of using the same tools as humans, letting it work closely with people in space."
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NASA To Send a Humanoid Robot On Shuttle's Final Mission

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