Obama to astronauts: Unpack that R2 unit

There are 2 comments on the KVAL-TV Eugene story from Mar 4, 2011, titled Obama to astronauts: Unpack that R2 unit. In it, KVAL-TV Eugene reports that:

The 220-mile-high unveiling of R2, the first humanoid robot in space , is being moved up at the urging of the president of the United States.

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Since: Apr 08

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#1 Mar 4, 2011

Worry about the jobs here on Earth, in the good ol' U.S. of A., not the ones in orbit.



Since: Oct 11

Tokyo, Japan

#2 Oct 18, 2011
Actually sending robots like the Robonau 2 ( http://www.about-robots.com/robonaut.html ) creates a lot of engineering jobs in both NASA and General Motors.
So it's not all bad.

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