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Robonaut 2 using Twitter, close-up. Robonaut 2 is a humanoid robot that is being developed by NASA and General Motors to take the place of astronauts during extravehicular activity (EVA) tasks. Robonaut is remotely controlled by an astronaut using a telepresence control system. It was flown to the International Space Station (ISS) in February 2011 by mission STS-133, the final mission of the Space Shuttle Discovery. Photographed on 26 July 2010, at the Johnson Space Center, Texas, USA.
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