by Chritty Watts,
Referred to as a companion for space dwellers, at 13.4 inches and 2.2 pounds, Kirobo has a twitter account, will document activity through a built-in camera system for earthlings. Kirobo is will travel to the International Space Station with Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata. View the video with Kirobo’s creator Tomotaka Takahashi, the creator of Mr. EVOLTA. Panasonic’s mascot.
Thank you, TiA
- The Kirobo Project – Blasting Robots Into Space (awesome-robo.com)
- Kirobo: World’s First Talking Robot-Astronaut (Video) (mobilemag.com)
- Robot astronaut Kirobo headed for ISS in August (gizmag.com)
- Kirobo: To cutely go where man has gone before (en.rocketnews24.com)
- Japan is Determined to Prove Humans and Robots Can Live Together [VIDEO] (natureworldnews.com)