"One small step for robots," says deceptively friendly Kirobo, a conversation droid designed to liven up the ISS.
A robot astronaut gets a launch date to visit the space station and participate in a human-robot conversation experiment. Don't worry, this one is a lot friendlier than HAL 9000.
New humanoid robot is designed to help the elderly and disabled with everyday tasks. Cheaper than earlier versions, it still costs as much as a sports car.
Japanese start-up Robo-Garage has come out with a new humanoid robot that can jump 3 inches off the ground.
Humanoid, entertainment robots duke it out for top spots at RoboCup 2005 smackdown in Osaka, Japan. Photos: Bots score in soccer