SpaceX Delivers Ice Cream, Mice, and AI Robot To ISS

July 4, 2018 2:35 am Last Updated: July 4, 2018 2:35 am

SpaceX has made a successful delivery to the International Space Station, according to Geek.com. The SpaceX capsule arrived on Monday, July 2, just 3 days after launching from Cape Canaveral, Flordia.

The 6,000-pound package included an AI robot named Cimon, genetically identical mice, coffee, and ice cream.

The robot features artificial intelligence capabilities, has a head larger than a basketball, and a pixelized humanlike face. IBM is tasked to update Cimon to assist German astronaut Alexander Gerst as he completes his experiments in space.

The genetically identical mice are for gastronomic bacteria study along with the coffee to keep caffeinated. The ice cream is for eating of course.