Space exploration is sovoluminous and painstaking work that any possible help would not hurt humanity. Robots are able to remove a huge part of the load from the astronauts, to perform routine or dangerous work.
One of the first robots to visit Russian orbitSkybot F-850 has a simpler name - Fedor. Late in the evening on August 22, Fedor departed for the ISS in the Soyuz MS-14 cargo unmanned spacecraft. The Russian Space Agency said that this is the first time in history when a humanoid robot goes into space as a crew member.
Fedor is able to talk and collaborate withteam members, and will pass a period of testing for the ability to use when performing complex and dangerous tasks. Fedor’s partner on the ISS will be Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov. A man and a robot will complete several tasks in outer space. For fans of Fedor on Twitter, an account is opened where the latest news is published on behalf of the robot.
On Saturday, August 24, the MS-14 Soyuz docked with the ISS, and Fedor will begin to carry out the first space mission specifically designed for robots.