GM Posted Some Cool News - Humanoid Robot to Assist Astronauts with Tasks
Meet R2 ? Honda?s Asimo may be able to greet children but GM?s R2 can actually do work including the possibility of an Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) or spacewalk outside the ISS! Robonaut 2, better known as R2, is packed and ready to blast into outer space next week aboard the space shuttle Discovery for his first real work assignment at the International Space Station (ISS). R2 is the product of an advanced robotics partnership between NASA and General Motors that began in 2007.