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Russia launches life-sized robot into space

BBC News Thursday, 22 August 2019
The robot, named Fedor, will perform daily tasks during its 10 days on the International Space Station.
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Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current launch vehicle. The Soyuz capsule, which typically carries a space crew, blasted off from the Russia-leased launch pad in Kazakhstan carrying the Fedor robot....

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