NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in both the automotive and aerospace industries. Using leading-edge control, sensor and vision technologies, NASA and GM engineers and scientists came together at NASA's Johnson Space Center through a Space Act Agreement to build a new dexterous humanoid robot capable of working side by side with people, whether that means helping GM create safer cars and safer manufacturing plants or assisting NASA astronauts on dangerous space missions.

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