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Space men


Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata floats with the robot Kirobo as they make small talk in Japanese at the International Space Station on Friday. The first humanoid robot in space performed its first mission at the space station - holding a series of conversations with Wakata and keeping him company. The talks are part of an experiment testing the robot's autonomous conversation functions. Kirobo is programmed to process questions and select words from its vocabulary to construct an answer, instead of giving pre-programmed responses to specific questions. See story here.

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As cool as this is, I'm really looking foward to seeing and visiting a 2001: A Space Odyssey style space station!

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Very cool...Living in space is got to be so awesome...

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