Latest NASA robots Stories

Robonaut 2 Ready For Climbing Legs
2014-04-24 03:43:07

Getting your “space legs” in Earth orbit has taken on new meaning for NASA’s pioneering Robonaut program.

NASA Robonaut 2 Gets Legs
2013-12-10 12:21:04

In what seems to be the latest step toward Star Trek-like technology, NASA has finished building mechanized legs for the ISS robotic crew member, R2.

2012-09-14 12:10:39

NASA has selected eight advanced robotics projects that will enable the agency's future missions while supporting the Obama administration's National Robotics Initiative.

Human And Humanoid Perform First Handshake In Space
2012-02-16 12:22:26

Daniel Burbank, current commander of the International Space Station crew, has taken a new step in orbit by becoming the first human to shake hands with a humanoid robot in space.

2011-08-23 12:49:57

Nearly six months after being delivered to the International Space Station aboard the STS-133 Discovery mission, Robonaut 2 successfully passed its first test on Monday.

2011-03-17 09:20:00

Astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) enjoyed a bit of fun as they unpacked Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot ever launched into space, after its arrival via shuttle Discovery.

2010-07-31 07:35:00

NASA's Robonaut 2 has no voice but is ready to tell you its story -- in 140 characters or less.

2010-07-30 16:39:00

HOUSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Robonaut 2 has no voice but is ready to tell you its story -- in 140 characters or less.

2010-04-14 12:30:00

NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.

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