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NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

This Nov. 13, 2013 photo made available by NASA shows the Robonaut with legs at a lab in Houston. Each leg, 4 feet, 8 inches long when straight, has seven joints. Instead of feet, there are grippers. Each gripper, or foot, has a light, camera and sensor for building 3-D maps. (AP Photo/NASA, Bill Stafford, James Blair) Show/Hide caption

This Nov. 13, 2013 photo made available by NASA shows the Robonaut with legs at a lab in Houston. Each leg, 4 feet, 8 inches long when straight, has seven joints. Instead of feet, there are grippers. Each gripper, or foot, has a light, camera and sensor for building 3-D maps. (AP Photo/NASA, Bill Stafford, James Blair)

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.

For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot — now stuck on a ......

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