That Pilot in the Cockpit May Someday be a RobotFrom the outside, the single-engine Cessna Caravan that took off from a small airport here on Monday looked unremarkable. But inside the cockpit, in the right seat, a robot with spindly metal tubes and rods for arms and legs and a claw hand grasping the throttle, was doing the flying. In the left seat, a human pilot tapped commands to his mute colleague using an electronic tablet.
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NASA Developing Robot Doctors In SpaceNASA is developing a humanoid robot that can be used to perform emergency medical procedures on astronauts.

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