… now they’re stealing childhood dreams.
Seriously though, the idea of highly functional humanoid robotics is a great idea for space travel. Of course Ellen Ripley might disagree.
NASA, GM team up to build robotic astronauts Computerworld, Feb. 4, 2010
Robonaut 2, aka R2, is designed to be a “faster, more dexterous and more technologically advanced” robot than Robonaut 1, using its hands to manipulate small parts, while also having exceptional strength.