Robot Utters First Words in Space

The first talking humanoid robot in space speaks Japanese at the International Space Station.
0:35 | 09/05/13

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There's a new kid in town at the International Space Station a little robot with a mission to keep the astronauts company. The first talking humanoid robot named -- robo. Has been floating around chatting with the crew after making the journey to the space station all alone. Becoming the first talking human robot in space. Keep in -- robots are usually sent there for maintenance work mechanical operations but -- robust job. -- to be a companion to a Japanese astronaut who arrives on the spacecraft in November.

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