Skip to main content

Space Fantasy #59: RUSSIAN ROBOT FEDOR IN SPACE BY 2019.........

Russia May Put Androids in Orbit Next Year, State Media Says

The mission would be the latest for FEDOR, created for rescue work — and more recently given the ability to shoot guns. The International Space Station should prepare for the arrival of its first android crew members, Russian state media says. The Roskosmos space agency has approved a preliminary plan to send a pair of humanoid robots called FEDOR into space in August 2019, according to “a source in the space and rocket industry” quoted by the RIA Novosti website. Robots in space have become commonplace for space superpowers: the U.S. has two operational Mars rovers, China has a lunar lander on the moon and more on the way, and Russia has several now-defunct rovers on both the moon and Mars. In 2011, NASA sent Robonaut 2, a 330-pound manually controlled “humanoid” robot, to the ISS to look into how such robots might be used to perform simple, repetitive, or especially dangerous tasks. Source 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

"You're Gonna Die Up There" Daughter Of WOW Toys Founder, 15, Died On British Airways Flight From Heathrow To Nice After Allergic Reaction

Daughter of millionaire, 15, died on British Airways flight from Heathrow to Nice after allergic reaction A school girl suffered an allergic reaction and died after eating a Pret a Manger baguette during a British Airways flight, her parents said. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, collapsed during the flight from London Heathrow to Nice in July last year.  Her father, Nadim, the millionaire founder of WOW Toys, administered two EpiPen injections of adrenalin but Natasha died later in hospital.  The teenager, from Fulham, London, was allergic to sesame seeds and had eaten an artichoke, olive and tapenade baguette bought from Pret a Manger in Terminal 5, said the family’s solicitor.  Shortly after the plane took off on July 7 2016 the teenager began to feel seriously unwell and her father swiftly administered the first of two EpiPens she carried.  But her condition did not improve and she started to hyperventilate, reports the Sunday Times.  Cabin staff were alerted and a second EpiPen was …

"You're Gonna Die Up There" OCTOBER 2018

Airport DOOM! Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport - Thai Boeing 747-400 Skidded Off Runway

Thai Boeing 747-400 skidded off runway at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport  On 8 October at around 22.48 (local time) Boeing 747-400 from Guangzhou suffered a runway excursion. The flight #TG679 landed at runway 19R with 116 people on board. The main left gear left pavement and was stuck into grass under inclement weather conditions. “There was heavy rain upon landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, and the aircraft experienced a partial excursion from the runway, whereby the aircraft came to a complete stop,” explains Thai.The Boeing 747-400 (reg. HS-TGF) suffered damages. The runway was closed for inspection. A Notam has been issued. One passenger was injured passengers with left ankle syndrome. Source