Which 'Star Wars' Droid Would NASA Take to Space?

See how the new BB-8 droid stacks up to R2D2.

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WIRED talks to NASA roboticist Brett Kennedy from the Jet Propulsion Lab to see which Star Wars droid would be the best to take to space. Well the ones in consideration are the iconic R2D2 and C3P0 in addition to the new BB-8. According to Kennedy, each droid has its benefits and drawbacks but one wins out in the end. Watch the video to see which droid wins out and is most feasible to bring into space.

Even though it’s not the new BB-8 droid that wins out, check out its eerily accurate collectible figure here.

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