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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Robonaut 2 Learns to Interact with Equipment More: ISS Update - Aug. 23, 2012

Slide over to the 4:23 mark to begin seeing the progress Robonaut 2 is making toward helping out the crew actively aboard the ISS. In time R2 is hoped to be set to work both inside and outside the ISS, doing tedious tasks robots are well designed for or assisting crew members as they work together on various projects. Robotics takes another small "step" forward (even though R2 has no legs as yet).

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