25September2018

First robot to talk in space: Kirobo

Summary Japan’s Kirobo talking robot says its first words in space: ‘One small step’ Japan’s Kirobo has become the first robot to speak in outer space, showcasing the country’s drive to combine technology with [...]

One Small Step for a Robot in Space

KIROBO’S JOURNEY SO FAR Kirobo was first unveiled at a press conference in Tokyo in June. It was created by Tomotaka Takahashi in collaboration with the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, Robo [...]

SpaceX aborts launch at lift-off

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for launch from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force StationCalifornia’s SpaceX company is ready to make history by sending a capsule containing half a tonne of supplies to the space station.It [...]