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A Step Up for NASA’s Robonaut

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 08:34 PM

A Step Up for NASA’s Robonaut: Ready for Climbing Legs


www.nasa.gov said:

Getting your “space legs” in Earth orbit has taken on new meaning for NASA’s pioneering Robonaut program.

Thanks to a successful launch of the SpaceX-3 flight of the Falcon 9/Dragon capsule on Friday, April 18, the lower limbs for Robonaut 2 (R2) are aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Safely tucked inside the Dragon resupply vehicle, R2’s legs are to be attached by a station crew member to Robonaut’s torso already on the orbiting outpost.

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