MOSCOW (AFP) - A Soyuz spacecraft wearing Russia’s first humanoid robotic on Saturday failed to dock robotically with the worldwide space station, Moscow news agencies stated.

The craft launched a repeat of the docking manoeuvres after the failure of the first attempt, which were scheduled for 0530 GMT, the agencies said.

stay broadcast of the occasion at the Russian area corporation Roskomos become interrupted with the Soyuz spacecraft approximately a hundred metres (109 yards) off the ISS.


The existence-length robotic, named Fedor, was to spend 10 days learning to help astronauts inside the space station.

quick for very last Experimental Demonstration item studies, Fedor is the primary ever sent up by means of Russia.

Fedor blasted off Thursday in a Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and was to stay at the ISS until September 7.

Soyuz ships are typically manned on such trips, however this time no humans were journeying so as to test a brand new emergency rescue gadget.

in place of cosmonauts, Fedor, additionally referred to as Skybot F850, turned into strapped right into a especially tailored pilot’s seat, with a small Russian flag in hand.

"let’s pass. Allow’s pass," the robot become heard announcing during release, repeating the well-known phrase used by first man in space Yuri Gagarin.

The silvery anthropomorphic robot stands 1.80 metres (5 foot 11 inches) tall and weighs one hundred sixty kilogrammes (353 pounds).

Fedor has Instagram and Twitter bills with posts saying it is studying new competencies which includes opening a bottle of water. It become to trial those guide abilties in very low gravity.