Robonaut2 - Tech2015 presentation

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This is the story of Robonaut 2 who accompanied astronauts on the latest (and last) Space Shuttle mission.

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Robonaut2 - Tech2015 presentation

  1. 1. Robonaut 2
  2. 3. Robonaut 2 can also be referred to as R2B or Astrorobnaut
  3. 4. There is more than one of them. Is this the future of exploring space?
  4. 5. Lets watch a video!!
  5. 6. Robonaut 2: Your Future Coworker? Video link
  6. 7. So..What has Robonaut 2 been up to lately?
  7. 8. Well, he was onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery to help out the crew and make his way to the International Space Station. This was on 24th February 2011. He will also be monitored by engineers to see how he operates in weightlessness
  8. 9. STS-133 Mission
  9. 10. STS 133 Discovery Launch Video link
  10. 11. NASA say that Robonaut 2 is the first dexterous humanoid robot in space, and the first US-built robot at the space station
  11. 13. Robonaut 2 weighs 300 pounds, consists of a head and a torso with two hands
  12. 15. Robonaut 2 even has his own Facebook page, FlickR photostream and Twitter account
  13. 19. Robonaut 2 was ‘tweeting’ when the Space Shuttle was taking off
  14. 21. A social networking robot eh!! I guess that’s like a lot of us
  15. 22. Last thing..An animation by NASA showing how Robonaut 2 could go about his work on the I.S.S.
  16. 23. Robonaut 2 at work Video Link

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