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In Photos: Robonaut 2, NASA's Robot Butler for Astronauts

Coheed and Cambria's Josh Eppard + Robonaut at NASA Johnson Space Cente

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Rock band Coheed and Cambria's drummer Josh Eppard shakes Robonaut 2's hand at NASA's Johnson Space Center In Houston, Texas - Sept. 17th, 2014

Robonaut 2 Aboard the International Space Station

Scott Kelly (via Twitter as ‏@StationCDRKelly)

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this photo of Robonaut 2, taken on the International Space Station, July 7, 2015.

Coheed and Cambria's Zach Stever Lifts Weights With Robonaut 2 at NASA Johnson Space Center

NASA Johnson Space Center

Rock band Coheed an Cambria's guitarist Zach Stever lifts weights with Robonaut 2 at NASA Johnson Space Center - Sept. 17th, 2014

Coheed and Cambria's Claudio Sanchez + Robonaut at NASA Johnson Space Center

NASA Johnson Space Center

Rock band Coheed and Cambria's Claudio Sanchez shakes Robonaut 2's hand at NASA's Johnson Space Center In Houston, Texas - Sept. 17th, 2014

NASA Astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Robonaut 2

NASA/Rick Mastracchio, via @AstroRM

NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio posted this selfie snapshot of himself and NASA's Robonaut 2 robot on the International Space Station while taking part in the "Live From Space" broadcast on the National Geographic Channel on March 14, 2014.

Robonaut 2 Telemedicine Training with Doctor

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NASA's Robonaut 2 and Dr. Zsolt Garami, of the Houston Methodist Research Institute, practice telemedicine techniques during a test of the robot's bedside manner. This image is a still from a NASA video documenting the Robonaut 2 test.

Robonaut 2 with a Medical Syringe

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NASA's Robonaut 2 robot holds a syringe in gloved hands in this video still from a telemedicine training test using the dextrous humaoid robot.

Robonaut 2 Telemedicine Training

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NASA's Robonaut 2 ground unit is seen with a mannequin during telemedicine training for ultrasound and injection tests. Robonaut 2 is a dextrous humanoid robot designed to help astronauts in space with a variety of tasks.

He's Got Leg, He Knows How to Use It

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Robonaut B uses a "space leg" to secure itself to a mockup of the International Space Station. The leg apparatus allows Robonaut the freedom to use station handrails to reach a work site, then anchor itself during a spacewalk.

How Do You Like Me Now?

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NASA's Robonaut made an appearance among the many exhibits at the Wirefly X Prize Cup '07 and Holloman Air and Space Expo.

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