Robonauts on the moon by 2013!

NASA has cleared the robonauts for liftoff and to walk the moon playing golf and planting flags, all by 2013. Here's what they'll look like:

You can click on that story for more details. There's something about the person who made the robots being a former video game designer. I don't know. Frankly, I'm too swept up in the magnificent word "robonauts" to notice much else. ROBONAUTS!

(via Boing Boing)

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