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Naughty or nice, every kid wants to ask Santa for a Christmas present. Now, robots too. Japan's first robot astronaut met human astronaut Koichi Wakata at the International Space Station, and had a special request: (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) JAPANESE ASTRONAUT, KOICHI WAKATA, SAYING: "Do you have anything to ask Santa for Christmas?" (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) ROBOT ASTRONAUT, "KIROBO", SAYING: "A toy rocket!" (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) JAPANESE ASTRONAUT, KOICHI WAKATA SAYING: "Then let's ask Santa" He was developed by Japanese developer Takahashi and is seen as a blueprint for future human-robot co-existence. (SOUND BITE) (Japanese) CEO OF "ROBO GARAGE" AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF RESEARCH CENTER FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, TOMOTAKA TAKAHASHI, SAYING: "These types of robots may play an active role in space. For instance, they can convey the directions to the astronauts from earth, and they can think by t