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Russia Launches Humanoid Robot 'Fyodor' to Space Station on Rare Soyuz Test Flight


Russia Launches Humanoid Robot 'Fyodor' to Space Station on Rare Soyuz Test Flight Call it one giant leap for a robot. Russia has launched a humanoid robot named "Fyodor" to the International Space Station on the first uncrewed Soyuz spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting laboratory. The Soyuz capsule — which typically carries a crew of three into space — lifted off with food, supplies and the Skybot F-850 robot from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan late Wednesday (Aug. 21) at 11:38 p.m. EDT (0338 Aug. 22 GMT) It was 8:38 a.m. Thursday local time at the launch site.    More



(Source: Space.com - Aug 22)

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