NASA gives CSAIL 6-ft-tall humanoid robot to develop software for future space missions

Team led by Professor Russ Tedrake to develop algorithms for “Valkyrie” to travel to Mars and beyond
Team led by Professor Russ Tedrake to develop algorithms for “Valkyrie” to travel to Mars and beyond
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This week NASA announced that MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is one of just two institutions who will receive “R5,” a six-foot, 290-pound humanoid robot also known as “Valkyrie” that will serve on future space missions to Mars and beyond.

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