Docking fails for Russia's first humanoid robot sent into space

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Russia's Soyuz rocket that is carrying Vladimir Putin's six-foot tall humanoid robot Fedor strapped into the pilot seat and clutching a Russian flag has failed to dock at the International Space Station.

Earlier on Saturday, the spacecraft, however, failed to dock at the ISS on schedule and started retreating from the station.

The spacecraft is now 96 meters away from the station and officials plan to attempt docking again on Monday morning, RIA reported, citing Russia's flight control centre.

"It can be corrected", he said, adding that part of the equipment would be replaced and another attempt at docking made between 0500 GMT and 0600 GMT on Monday.

Both NASA and Roskosmos said the six-person crew on board the space station were not in any danger. Reports say that the humanoid robot was destined for the ISS and the planning began 2 weeks ago.

The Skybot, who turns out to be the only "crew member" on the Soyuz, "is calm and awaits the docking", Roscosmos commented.

From 2002, Russian Federation used Soyuz-FG carrier rockets to deliver global crews to the orbital outpost.

Quick for Last Experimental Demonstration Object Analysis, Fedor is the primary ever despatched up by Russian Federation.

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Russian Soyuz-2.1a booster with the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft carrying robot Skybot F-850 blasted off from a launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on Thursday.

Soyuz ships are usually manned on such journeys, however this time no people had been travelling with a objective to take a look at a brand new emergency rescue system.

"Let's go. Let's go", the robotic was heard saying throughout launch, repeating the well-known phrase utilized by first man in house Yuri Gagarin.

Fedor has Instagram and Twitter accounts with posts saying it's studying new abilities resembling opening a bottle of water.

Although, As of now, this was the first attempt made by Russian Federation and Skybot F-850 is the first humanoid robot to have made it to the ISS. It was to trial these guide abilities in very low gravity.

FEDOR is the size of a human adult and can emulate movements of the human body.

It was flown back to Earth in 2018 after experiencing technical problems.