February 2018: Astromech robots in Star Wars

March 5, 2018

What R2D2 and BB-8, the lovable astromechs from the Star Wars movies, can tell us about real robots.

Read the full article here...  http://robotics.sciencemag.org


Guest article on NASA Johnson Space Center's Robonaut http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content



Here is some of the reaction in the popular press:

Fox News - 'Star Wars' robots wouldn't survive the real world

Tech Xplore - How realistic are those robots in Star Wars?


CNET - Star Wars robots like R2-D2, C3PO could help you in real life


Air & Space Magazine - Sorry, That Cute Robot From the Star Wars Movies Is Totally Impractical





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