The Japanese have launched a talking robot into space

Ahead of Koichi Wakata's mission to the ISS this November, where he will take over as Commander of the space station, Japan has sent along Kirobo the talking robot with a H-2B rocket full of supplies in order to see if Machines can supply emotional support to human astronauts isolated over long periods. »8/03/13 10:14pm8/03/13 10:14pm