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Kirobo Robot Speaks His First Words in Space

By   /  September 9, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

PanOrient News reports that “The Japan-made robot astronaut Kirobo has become the first robot to speak in outer space, saying, ‘On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all’.”

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Robot Astronaut 'Kirobo' Ready for Launch to International Space Station

By   /  July 30, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corp., Dentsu Inc. and Robot Garage have announced that under the auspice of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), that they developed a robot astronaut called Kirobo who would travel to and stay at the International Space Station (ISS).

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Japan Set to Send Kirobo, the Talking Robot, to Space

By   /  July 2, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Miriam Kramer of SPACE.com reports, “A small talking robot built in Japan is about to take one giant leap into space. Kirobo — a humanoid ‘robot astronaut’ that can converse with humans in space and on the ground — is scheduled for launch to the International Space Station on Aug. 4.”

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