Russia to build moon base manned by ROBOTS as battle for space control heats up

RUSSIA has expanded on its plans to build a permanent base on the surface of the moon.

Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, has revealed the “long-term” base would be controlled from Earth using “avatar robotics”.

Sci-fi could become reality, with the ambitious project echoing James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar.

In the fantastical blockbuster, scientists use synthetic bodies to walk remotely on the inhabitable alien world.

The space boss told media in Russia: “This is about creating a long-term base, naturally, not habitable,...
source: Daily Star

2018-11-08 23:46
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