AI Assistant For Astronauts: Space Stations To Get Efficient


Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has progressed in virtually every sector in the world. AI has made leaps and businesses have redesigned their models. From law to smartphone manufacturing, every sector has been impacted with emergence and application of AI. Leading tech giants have provided AI assistants in their smartphones. Alexa, Siri, and others have been assisting users by recognizing speech and performing desired actions such as booking a table or searching a place to purchase a nice perfume. Moreover, Russian tech firm Yandex has developed an AI assistant Alice, which gives sassier responses over the polite ones. It makes sassy remarks instead of offering empathy and support. AI assistants are not limited to smartphones only. Airbus has collaborated with IBM to develop an AI assistant to help astronauts in space stations and missions.

Watch Live: President Trump Video Call To Space Station NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson

International Business Times

President Trump and daughter Ivanka are scheduled to make a very long distance call Monday from the Oval Office. The two along with astronaut Kate Rubins will be calling the International Space Station at 10 a.m. EDT to congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the station. Read: How To Spot The International Space Station: When Will It Fly Over? Whitson has been aboard the station since Nov. 19, and after an extension granted earlier this month, she is scheduled to be aboard until September. Monday she broke another record, previously held by Jeff Williams, of cumulative days in space, Monday will be Whitson's 535 day in space when her previous missions are considered.

WATCH: International Space Station Astronauts Make Pizza In Zero Gravity

International Business Times

Ever thought it was possible to make pizza in zero gravity? Well, a video released by NASA's Johnson Space Center on Saturday showed astronauts working together to make pizzas in the zero gravity atmosphere aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Astronauts enter China's space station

BBC News

A pair of astronauts have entered China's Tiangong 2 space station as they begin the country's longest manned space mission.

Space station receives oldest female astronaut, bit of Mars

Associated Press

In this image made from video provided by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson boards the International Space Station on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. In this image made from video provided by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson boards the International Space Station on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world. The Soyuz delivered NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy.