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New Space Station Robot Asks to be Called "Dextre the Magnificent"

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posted on Apr, 1 2008 @ 03:23 PM
NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center From an associate of uber-insider Olaf Pliros Gaz's "backdoor man", Breaking News Dextre has become sentient and demands astros call him by his chosen name "Dextre the Magnificent".

Dex can handle tools that wood make a handyperson drool with envy. The NRO: New Robot Order is upon us. Eh? Aye.

Even astronomers have a sense of humour.


[edit on 1-4-2008 by SpeakEasyOne]

posted on Apr, 2 2008 @ 06:30 AM
April Fool is over. Time to get busy as ISS has some events upcoming:

April 2, Wednesday
2 p.m. - Expedition 17 Preflight/Expedition 16 Recap Briefing - JSC
(Public and Media Channels )

April 3, Thursday
8 - 11 a.m. - Coverage of the "Jules Verne" Automated Transfer Vehicle's Docking
to the International Space Station (Docking scheduled at 10:38 a.m.) - JSC
(Public and Media Channels)
12:30 p.m. - "Jules Verne" Automated Transfer Vehicle Post-Docking Briefing - JSC
(Public and Media Channels)

April 8, Tuesday
6:15 a.m. - ISS Expedition 17/Spaceflight Participant Launch Coverage from Baikonur, Kazakhstan
(launch scheduled at 7:16 a.m.) - JSC (All Channels)
10 a.m. - ISS Expedition 17/Spaceflight Participant Launch Video File - JSC (All Channels)
11 a.m. - NASA Aeronautics Technical Seminar - HQ (Education Channel)

April 10, Thursday
8:30 a.m. - ISS Expedition 17/Spaceflight Participant Soyuz Docking Coverage
(docking scheduled at 9 a.m.) - JSC (All Channels)
11:30 a.m. - ISS Expedition 17/Spaceflight Participant Hatch Opening Coverage
(hatch open scheduled at 11:50 a.m.) - JSC (All Channels)
2 p.m. - Expedition 17/16/Spaceflight Participant Docking, Hatch Opening and Welcoming
Ceremony Video File - JSC (Public and Media Channels)


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