Man and Machine

Man and Machine

While Robonaut 2 has been bustling contrast a record in microgravity aboard a International Space Station, NASA and General Motors have been operative together on a belligerent to find new ways those technologies can be used.

The dual groups began operative together in 2007 on Robonaut 2, or R2, that in 2011 became a initial humanoid drudge in space. NASA and GM now are building a robotic glove that automobile workers and astronauts can wear to perform their particular jobs, while shortening a risk of repeated highlight injuries. Officially, it’s called a Human Grasp Assist device, though generally it’s called a K-Glove or Robo-Glove.

In this image, Robonaut and a spacesuit-gloved palm are extended toward any other to denote a partnership between robots and humans in space.

Image Credit: NASA