15 Feb 2012

Yesterday, the crew of ISS officially activated the 300lb Robonaut 2 (R2) on the International Space Station (ISS) for day to day use.   Robonaut 2 is a machine designed to help humans work and explorer in space.  It is designed to go where it is too dangerous for humans.  It can handle a variety of EVA assignments and has speeds more than four times faster than the first R1 version.  Its been in the works for over 11 years by NASA and General Motors.

Here is a video explaining Robonaut 2:

Robonaut 2's first motions on ISS Feburary 2012

Source:  NASA


Use this QR code in a QR reader application on mobile to open quickly on a mobile device

blog comments powered by Disqus

Flight-Stew Now Live

Be sure to visit our newest site, Flight-Stew, now active!

Recently Added

Subscribe

Poll

Which format do you prefer for buying games on Xbox One and PS4?


Show Results

[forcestyle][nozoom][nocaption]

Donate

       Support Tech-Stew
   [nozoom]
        Make a Donation

Recent Comments