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Smile generating robots... R2D2 (Astromech robots in Star Wars)

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

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Guest article on NASA Johnson Space Center's Robonaut



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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