The Japanese communication robot destined to join the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this summer recently underwent some zero gravity testing. The Kibo Robot Project, organized by Dentsu Inc. in response to a proposal made by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, unveiled the final design of its diminutive humanoid robot and its Earthbound counterpart....
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Video game companies like Powerful Robot, which has developed for clients in the United States, are finding a base in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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Nasa really does have a lot of time on its hands. Fresh from drawing a penis on Mars, the American space agency has now published a photo of one its astronauts 'fighting' (not really) with a robot in the International Space Station. The picture depicts Expedition 35 Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy 'brawling' (again, not really) with the Robonaut 2 android. Nasa said that the...
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Crying in space and the most human-like robot ever! Watch as Laci and Anthony show their favorite videos from around the web in this week's video roundup.
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On this day 43 years ago, Apollo 13 was launched into space. Just two days after takeoff, an oxygen tank exploded on board, prompting the famous transmission, "Houston, we've had a problem."
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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield fittingly ended his time at the International Space Station by producing the first music video from space with his own rendition of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity.
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Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station, posted the first music video ever created in outer space. Gayle King reports.
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Three Dead Space graphic novels were released by Titan Books early last month alongside the latest video game release, Dead Space 3. The first graphic novel, simply titled "Dead Space," is written by Anthony Johnston (known best for...
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A rocket carrying seven new satellites, including the first spacecraft designed to hunt huge asteroids and two of the world's smallest space telescopes, launched into space Monday.
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A suitcase-sized satellite will be launched on Monday to help in our search for deadly asteroids. The launch comes just two weeks after a dramatic meteorite impact in Russia injured 1,200 people. The Near-Earth Object Surveillance Satellite is being launched by the Canadian Space Agency. NEOSat will try to find and track huge rocks hurtling through space that could endanger...
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