Researchers hope to use CIMON as something of an emotionally-intelligent robotic companion for astronauts on long-duration trips into deep space. “Social interaction between humans and machines, between astronauts and emotionally intelligent flight attendants, could play an important role…

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Kendra R Chamberlain
Editor and analyst at The Enterprise Orbit, covering new space business and technology developments; freelance journalist covering telecom, renewable energy technology & smart infrastructure.