Super Astronaut Robot with box packaging

Made:
1968- in Japan

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Super astronaut robot with packaging, 1970's, Horikawa, Japan
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Super astronaut robot with packaging, 1970's, Horikawa, Japan
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Super astronaut robot with packaging, 1970's, Horikawa, Japan
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Super astronaut robot with packaging, 1970's, Horikawa, Japan
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Super astronaut robot with box packaging, manufactured by Horikawa, Japan, 1970s

The Super Astronaut robot toy first appeared in 1968 and became the source of numerous spin-off designs. It represents the mass-produced toy robots which played a key role of shaping public perceptions of the future forms and behaviours which robots would embody.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-416
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle

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