Reuters (Dec. 20, 2013) Japan's robot astronaut Kirobo and human colleague, astronaut Koichi Wakata, chat in space for the first time from the International Space Station. Gavino Garay ... watch video
AP (Dec. 19, 2013) The first humanoid robot in space has performed its first mission at the International Space Station - holding a series of conversations with a Japanese astronaut and keeping him company. (Dec. ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 20, 2012) Russian cosmonaut Yury Malenchenko has returned to Moscow, after spending three months in a mission aboard the International Space Station.
Malenchenko, along with a US astronaut and a Japanese ... watch video
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