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The Next Generation of Robo-Workers

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If you plan on working in an auto factory or going into space anytime in the future, your most helpful coworker just might be a robot.

GM partnered with NASA to create Robonaut 2, also known as R2, a humanoid machine that can manipulate tools and other objects with greater dexterity than previous models.  GM and NASA have spent three years working on Robonaut 2 at Johnson Space Center in Houston, and will continue to make improvements until R2 is deemed mission-ready. Watch the following video to learn more about how R2 was created:

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[Wired]


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