NASA Will Save $149.5 Billion Sending A Robot Instead Of A Human To The Moon

NASA RobonautThis guy could be walking on the moon soon

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NASA is cooking up a plan to send a humanoid robot to the moon within about three years, the New York Times reports.Since the Obama Administration scrapped plans to send humans back to the moon for its $150 billion price tag, some NASA engineers came up with a way to send the Robonaut for about $450 million.

The Robonaut will get its space legs tomorrow when it blasts of on space shuttle Discovery for a mission on the International Space Station.

Bon voyage.

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