Talking space droid Kirobo yaps away on ISS
(Credit: Screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET)
“Robots take their first step for a future of hope,” the first talking space robot has said in its inaugural message from the International Space Station.
Kirobo’s voice sounds more like a squeak than the mighty baritone of say, Megatron, but the 13-inch droid’s message heralds a new era for astro-companions.
The message was recorded on August 21, but has only just been released. As seen in the vid below, a floating Kirobo announces the date, then says his message while taking a “step” in zero-g.
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