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GM, NASA working on robotic gloves for human use

In a joint effort between NASA and General Motors, a new robotic glove is in development to help reduce fatigue for both astronauts and autoworkers. Spawned from the Robonaut 2 project between the two companies, which sent a robot into space last year, is the Human Grasp Assist device. Also referred to as Robo-Glove or […]

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GM, NASA close to finishing preparations to launch R2 into space

In April, General Motors and NASA¬†announced that they will launch their humanoid robot Robonaut 2, or R2, to space later this year. Well, the days are getting closer and GM and NASA said yesterday that engineers are working hard to prepare the R2 for its planned fall mission to the International Space Station aboard the […]

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NASA to launch GM co-developed Robonaut 2 into space

General Motors and NASA announced today that they will launch their humanoid robot Robonaut 2, or R2, to space later this year. The R2 will become a permanent resident of the International Space Station and will work with astronauts in space and another robot at the space station known as Dextre (developed by the Canadian […]

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NASA and GM team up to create Robonaut 2 humanoid robot (w/ video)

Usually, humanoid robots seem to be a thing that only Japanese automakers venture into. Honda has its popular robot named ASIMO and Toyota has its robot, which plays a trumpet and can beat the ASIMO is a running race. Not to be left behind in the quest to build the best humanoid robot, General Motors […]

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