CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is a robot powered by artificial intelligence.CIMON is the first personal, artificial intelligence-powered companion in space. The robot will help astronauts conduct experiments on the International Space Station (ISS). The CIMON project aims at exploring how astronauts get along with artificially intelligent beings for extended periods of time. A robot like CIMON with human-like personalities could help mitigate the disorientation astronauts may feel in space. The robot described as 'flying brain' was created by German Aerospace Center , in colloboration with IBM, European Space Agency and other partners. CIMON is among 2600kg of cargo that was launched to the International Space Station, atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.