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A scientist in the Human Systems Interface Laboratory high bay at the Navy Research Laboratory  for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C. signals to "Octavia" the firefighting robot during a demo on Monday, April 2, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
A scientist in the Human Systems Interface Laboratory high bay at the Navy Research Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C. signals to "Octavia" the firefighting robot during a demo on Monday, April 2, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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