The humanoid robot Valkyrie, originally designed by NASA to deal with natural disasters, could become one of the members of the space crew sent on a manned expedition to Mars. Of course, while the robot is not ready for a responsible mission, in connection with which the space agency decided to transfer it for further development to the two most promising and successful universities that took part in the largest robot competition 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge – the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and North- Eastern University of Boston. Each institution will receive a separate copy of the humanoid Robonaut 5 Valkyrie, material funding of $ 250,000 per year for two years, and technical support from NASA. The most successful robot modernization will be revealed at the NASA Space Robotics Challenge, where they will appreciate both improved physical skills and software. The humanoid R5 \. His height is 183 cm, and weight 132 kg. The robot has 44 degrees of freedom, a set of various sensors and cameras, as well as removable limbs.