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

Who's Going to Drive You Home Tonight?

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Former astronaut Bruce McCandless operates Robonaut B, mounted on its Segway scooter robotic mobile platform.

An American Robot

NASA

NASA's Robonaut 2, or R2, humanoid robot poses like a champion with the American flag while sitting atop a hill and riding its new wheeled base, Centaur 2, at the Johnson Space Center Planetary Analog Test Site in Houston.

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