To the International Space Station aboard a Falcon rocket, which launched on June 29, I flew an experimental robot with a cartoon face.
About it writes BBC.
work called Simon, engl. Cimon, which stands for Crew Interactive Mobile Companion, the crew's mobile interactive companion.
The robot will guide the astronauts and help them carry out scientific experiments. He will be able to respond to language requests.
Simon weighs 5 pounds on Earth. In the body of Simon the built-in microphones and cameras.
Simon commissioned Airbus and IBM from the German Space Agency.
 Deputy Astronaut Simon