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Robonaut 2 on the ISS. This humanoid robot is being developed by NASA and General Motors for extravehicular activity (EVA) tasks. It 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. Robonaut 2 was powered up for the first time in August 2011. Photographed in the Destiny laboratory of the ISS on 15 March 2011.
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