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Robonaut 2

Robonaut 2 is a humanoid sent to the International Space Station to help astronauts with various tasks. It can grasp objects, flip switches, and high-five crew members after successfully performing tasks.

FEATURES

Dexterous manipulation of human tools. Able to lift 9 kg (20 lb). Equipped with autonomous and teleoperation modes (from the ISS or Earth).

HEIGHT

101.6 cm | 40 in (waist to head)

LENGTH

N/A cm | N/A in

WIDTH

78.74 cm | 31 in

WEIGHT

149.7 kg | 330 lb

SPEED

N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS

More than 350 sensors, including custom six-axis load cells in the hands, four cameras behind the visor (two for stereo vision and two auxiliary), and infrared camera in the mouth area for depth perception.

ACTUATORS

54 servomotors

POWER

Power conversion system housed inside backpack for tethered operation. Backpack with batteries for untethered operation.

COMPUTING

38 PowerPC processors

SOFTWARE

N/A

DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)

42 (Arm: 7 DoF x 2; Hand: 12 DoF x 2; Neck: 3 DoF; Waist: 1 DoF)

MATERIALS

Primarily aluminum with steel.

COST

$2.5 million

STATUS

Ongoing

WEBSITE

http://robonaut.jsc.nasa.gov