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Russian cosmonauts have been training with the robot “Fedor” before sending it to the International space station (ISS). According to the results of the crew members had any comments, writes “Interfax” with reference to the cosmonaut, Alexander Skvortsov.
“Problem appeared very suddenly, had to solve it immediately. There are some observations on the preparation, — said Skvortsov. Is some of the nuances, I’m sure they will be eliminated, and hope that the result of working with “Fedor” will be positive and interesting, and the first pancake is lumpy”
He also noted that “Fedor” is the first artificial assistant avatar of the man in space.
Robot Fedor (FEDOR — Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) is created, “Android technology” and Fund advanced research in behalf of the EMERCOM of Russia. The relevant development has started in 2014. To build the robot it took 300 million rubles. One of the application areas of “Fedora” refers to the work in the open space.
In early June it was reported that “Fedora” was reduced before shipment to the International space station (ISS), so he could fit in the ship “Union”. Commenting on media reports that Luke of the “Union” was supposedly too close to the robot, the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that it was “nonsense”. “Climbed,” — said Rogozin.
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