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Russian robot readied for space station trip

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 16, 2019 13:29

Russian robot readied for space station trip

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos has released a video of a robot, Skybot F-850, being prepared for a trip to the International Space Station.Footage shows the robot manipulating different objects and performing moves with mechanical hands, but with assistance from a human operator.

According to Roscosmos, the robot can do several activities on its own, like grabbing objects or doing push ups but will still be overseen by a human during the space mission.In 2017 Skybot F-850 was shown to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, shooting pistols with both hands.The launch date is set to August 22.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 16, 2019 13:29