General Motors, along with NASA engineers, have just announced that they're prepping the Robonaut 2 for the scheduled mission this Autumn, aboard the Discovery space shuttle. The two teams are now checking the latest technologies
that sum up the little human-like robot.
Now that's how research and development should work everywhere, as in the GM engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston providing feedback of their developments to their mates back at the Technical Center in Warren. This gives the engineers at the home site information on how to provide batter safety and innovative technologies for future Chevrolet
, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars.
Even the global manufacturing facilities of General Motors will be one day safer for the employees, as the engineers in the Research and Development department are constantly looking for new technologies to this end.
As for the Robonaut 2, mind that General Motors and NASA scientists are collaborating on it since 2007, and, over these three past years, the two teams have brought no less than 34 patents. Lastly, in the same time with making final adjustments
and testing various capabilities for the mission in this fall, engineers also ensure feedback for adopting the humanoid's technologies into next generation General Motors cars and trucks.
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