First robot moonwalk slated for 2020


It’s always a good idea to have robot guinea pigs if you can afford it. That’s why Japan’s Strategic HQ for Space Development is planning to send bipedal robots to the moon in 2020 before their human contingency gets there. A lunar robot is part of Japan’s military defense strategy—something that could end up being really important now that North Korea’s launching missiles over our heads again, and we don’t have a real human army.

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