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Medicine And Manufacturing Inspired By Space-tested Robot
2014-06-27 03:25:42

Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand – literally – thanks to robotic technology developed to serve astronauts in space.

International Space Station Being Used As A Technology Test Bed
2014-06-19 03:19:15

NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is utilizing the space station as a test bed for multiple game-changing technology demonstrations.

2014-04-30 23:17:28

NASA to use Boston-Power's lithium-ion cells in both space as well as terrestrial development programs.

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's Robonaut To Receive Its Legs
2014-03-13 06:42:07

The International Space Station's Robonaut 2 will be receiving new legs built and sent by NASA aboard the SpaceX-3 cargo supply mission. The SpaceX mission is due to launch March 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

walking feet
2014-01-18 05:18:10

Before most humans turn one year old – walking appears to be a complete mystery. However, not long after we take our first steps, walking around becomes a mundane mode of transportation we rarely give a second thought to.

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.

space robot aboard the iss
2013-09-06 11:19:51

A tiny Japanese robot will spend the next year and a half on the International Space Station (ISS) keeping lonely astronauts company and entertaining children stationed on Earth.


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