Telemedicine Available in Space!

Telemedicine Available in Space!

NASA has created a “humanoid robot” to use the practice Telemedicine for emergencies in space. This $2.5 million project will allow astronauts to receive medical care while they are in space, through Telemedicine technology back on earth. Here’s how it works: “Robonaut 2, which has a camera-equipped head, could administer care to spaceflyers, controlled by doctors on the ground.”

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