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8 NASA Robots That Will Study The Mysteries Of Space

8 NASA Robots That Will Study The Mysteries Of Space

Narrator: In February of 2011, the International Space Station was home to six astronauts and one Robonaut. Not to be mistaken for a spaghetti-legged member of Daft Punk, NASA’s Robonaut 2 was actually the first humanoid robot ever sent to space. Clip: And are you sure this guy isn’t related to Hal? Narrator: It spent …

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NASA’s New Flying Robots Will Be Busy Bees

NASA’s New Flying Robots Will Be Busy Bees

(Music) NASA’s new class of flying robots will be busy bees when they get to work on the Space Station. Called Astrobee, these next-generation robots use electric fans to fly. They will help researchers develop and test new technology in zero gravity. The three cube-shaped robots are named Honey, Bumble, and Queen. Designed for use …

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