Robonaut 2 ("R2") sits outside at the NASA press site before the countdown begins for the launch of STS-133.  An identical Robonaut will be launched onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery and brought up to the International Space Station becoming the first humanoid to work in space alongside astronauts.   Mike Lynaugh

October 29, 2010 - Robonaut 2 ("R2") sits outside at the NASA press site before the countdown begins for the launch of STS-133.  An identical Robonaut will be launched onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery and brought up to the International Space Station becoming the first humanoid to work in space alongside astronauts.

Mike Lynaugh