NASA is finally letting Robonaut 2 do some stuff, and they’re sharing it with the public – there’s actually a steady feed of news, only mildly cheesy 1st-person commentary, and some decent R2 photos & video beaming down from the ISS.
August 28, 2015 Astrophysics, General Motors, Here First or Best Here, NASA, NASA JPL, NASA JSC, Robonaut, Robot, Robots in Space, Space Technology, Technology, U.S.A.
Next to Team SCHAFT’s new Google overlords withdrawing them from further competition, the poor showing of NASA’s Valkyrie robot might have seemed the DRC Trials’s biggest disappointment, but it’s nowhere near that simple: NASA JSC and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) are keeping the flame alive, and by flame we’re talking like…nuclear blow-torch.
February 16, 2015 Boston Dynamics, DARPA, DARPA Robotics Challenge, Here First or Best Here, Military Robotics, NASA, NASA JPL, NASA JSC, Robonaut, Robot, Robot Space Torso, Robots in Space, Space Technology, Technology
February 22, 2013 General Motors, Human Augmentation, ISS, NASA, Robonaut, Robot, Robot Space Torso, Robots in Space, ROSCOSMOS, Space Technology, Technology, Telepresence
January 25, 2013 Curiosity, General Motors, NASA, Robonaut, Robot, Robots in Space, Space Technology, Technology, U.S.A.
November 20, 2012 Astronomy, Astrophysics, Carl Sagan, Cosmology, Google, Internet, Internet Stuff, Multimedia, NASA, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Physics, Private Space Race, Pure Science, Space Technology, Technology, Technology & Politics