The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi42° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo32° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi37° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo37° Rain Likely

Sunday

Hi45° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo36° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain

The first talking robot who’s traveled to space

Send to Kindle
Print This

TOKYO — The first humanoid robot in space with speech capability made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero gravity on the International Space Station.

Footage released by the robot’s developers last week showed Kirobo performing its first mission on the station, talking in Japanese with astronaut Koichi Wakata to test its autonomous conversation functions.

View my optionsorSign in