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SpaceX Is Launching Robonaut’s Legs and More Supplies to the ISS Today Starting at 2:15PM ET

After 3 days in orbit, Robonaut's legs will rise again.

Robonaut’s transformation to Doctor Octonaut was delayed on Monday when a helium leak forced SpaceX to scrub their ISS cargo launch. Fortunately, they’re going to get another shot today, and you can watch the live coverage from NASA and SpaceX starting at 2:15PM ET. The launch is scheduled for 3:25PM ET.

There’s also SpaceX coverage starting at 2:45PM, so take your pick:

Robonaut has been waiting for this moment for years, and if the launch is successful, you’ll also be able to see what happens when the equipment finally reaches the ISS on Sunday.┬áThe grappling process will begin very early in the morning, but there will be live coverage on this very same stream of the berthing phase at 9:30AM.

This means Robonaut’s legs will leave us on Good Friday only to reach their ultimate goal on Easter. Robots, your savior has arrived. All hail RoboJesus.

(via Universe Today, image via NASA)

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