Russian spacecraft carrying first humanoid robot docks at ISS

Russia’s unmanned spacecraft carrying the first humanoid robot into orbit, today docked at the International Space Station (ISS) following a failed attempt over the weekend.

Copying human movements, the life-size robot named Fedor is due to stay on the ISS until 7th September. 

The unmanned Soyuz spaceship, with the robot, sat in the commander’s seat, was blasted off on Thursday from a Russian spaceport in southern Kazakhstan. Russia’s Roscosmos space agency said, Fedor will eventually carry out dangerous operations such as spacewalks.

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