I, for one, welcome our new zero-gravity jet-powered robot overlords

A Jet-Powered PDA for Astronauts
"Clearly the concept of something that is part webcam, part PDA, part intercom and part lightsaber practice droid has many applications in an environment where so many things are going on simultaneously."

More at NASA.

Personal Satellite Assistant
"Bit" from TRON
Tags: , , , ,
Current Music: Vast -- Turquoise ♬

8 Responses:

  1. lars_larsen says:

    Thats just a 12in diameter prototype. The final product will be just 8in diameter.

  2. crasch says:

    And if you fail to steer the ship into the Black Hole, it's the frontal Roto-Rooter enema for you!

  3. phygelus says:


    src="http://www.starwars.com/databank/droid/ito/img/movie_bg.jpg">

  4. gfish says:

    Sure, with a real budget, our robot could have been all shiny and spherical too.