A technician works with Skybot F-850 throughout prelaunch exams on this picture.
Alexander Bloshenko, the director of superior packages and science at Roscosmos, mentioned the primary Skybot will function a “social companion” for cosmonauts on the area station. It’s programmed with an archive of the area station’s operational documentation, and might even reply questions and maintain dialog.
And sure, it could inform jokes. However solely in Russian in the mean time.
“Like several individual, Skybot F-850 could be very sociable, it has a way of humour. As I’ve talked about earlier than, it could assist any subject of dialog and reply a wide range of questions: from welcoming remarks, persevering with with a speech about its creators and ending with the philosophy of area,” Roscosmos’ Bloshenko mentioned in an interview with Sputnik Information.