September 7, 2013
Japanese Robot Begins Duty On The Space Station
The first talking space robot was made in Japan and arrived at the ISS last month. Kirobo speaks in Japanese, so if you don’t then you’ll have to read subtitles. Kirobo will be taking orders from Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata as well as commands from Earth. He’ll spend a year and half in space. Perhaps the other astronauts will learn a little Japanese too.
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