Giant Robot in Space!

This one’s not fiction! The report comes from Wired News (via Iain Triffitt):

Astronauts bound for orbit this week will dabble in science fiction, assembling a “monstrous” two-armed space station robot that will rise like Frankenstein from its transport bed.

Putting together Dextre, the robot, will be one of the main jobs for the seven Endeavour astronauts, who are scheduled to blast off in the wee hours of Tuesday, less than three weeks after the last shuttle flight.

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3 Responses to Giant Robot in Space!

  1. Avery says:

    Before you know it,we’ll be fighting our wars with “GIANT ROBOTS” a la “ROBOTECH”!!

  2. Backbrain says:

    Or “Robot Jox”, which was directed by Stuart Gordon of “Re-Animator” fame. Have you seen that?

  3. Avery says:

    Yeah,it was a pretty good movie too.It was kind of a “Transformers” or “Transmorphers” like story.

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