Robot Geek – R2A Sees off twin at launch

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R2A waves as twin is launched into space on mission to ISS

Robot R2A “waves” to the Space Shuttle Discovery as it lifts off on it’s journey to the International Space Station.  On board is a twin unit to be installed aboard ISS for testing and maintenance.  R2A is mounted on the Centaur mobile platform.  Photo credit: NASA.

Robot Geek – NASA’s R2 is prepped for launch (video)

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NASA Robot Put To Sleep

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“They put me into my SLEEPR baseplate. I feel more comfortable already.”

R2 prepares for his Shuttle flight to the International Space Station.

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