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DESTROY. ALL. HUMANS.: NASA to Launch Robonaut This Fall

NASA has announced that they plan to launch their R2 Robonaut into orbit in September, making it the first robo-humanoid resident of the International Space Station. Before launch, the robot/slayer of the human race will be thoroughly tested in conditions ranging from vacuum, low gravity and high radiation. Sure, he might be displaying amazingly good will for now. Just don’t ...

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R2D2 Mailbox spotted in the wild

About two weeks ago we reported on these R2D2 themed mailboxes in honor of Star Wars’ 30th anniversary being celebrated this year. Following-up on the story, like the well balanced journalists that we are, here are some photos of the droid R2 units being used in the wild, rather than sitting in a depot waiting to be placed. We believe ...

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