Gangly, multi-jointed arms aren’t going to cut it – we need humanoid robots in space. Robonaut2 is currently the only one up there (props, NASA), but there are others in the works, and they’re getting good – let’s check in.
Strongly. Mr. Saenz makes a decent point that Robonaut is far from the first complex robot we’ve sent to space. However, referring to this accomplishment as merely “hype,” that it’s only special because of it’s shape kind of… well, misses the point. Because it, you know, is the point… [VIA SINGULARITY HUB]