1976 – Manned Space Pod with Manipulators (Concept) – Boeing (American)
Some robots will be made up of computerized "brawn" working in combination with human "brains" to form an efficient whole. These one-man capsules would enable workers to survive in space while performing complex tasks using robotic remote manipulators. (The Boeing Co.)
Compare with Boeing's earlier 1965 concept here.
See other early Space Teleoperators here.
See other early Lunar and Space Robots here.