Jan 15, 2023

Researchers test effects of baby seal robots on potential Mars dwellers

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space

The AI-powered cuddling robots could provide therapy for future astronauts.

Japan is seeking to one day launch adorable robotic seals called Paros into space, according to an article by the South China Morning Post (SCMP)

The company has already undertaken a two-week simulation of a Mars mission at the U.S.-based Mars Desert Research Station, operated by the Mars Society in Utah.


The aim is that these cuddly AI-driven machines will help astronauts cope with stress and even provide companionship on the Red Planet.

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