GOOD DROIDS Going to Mars? Meet Your Robot Therapist What happens if an astronaut begins to crack under the pressure of trying to survive a hostile space world? Turns out AI bots are a pretty good substitute for the analyst's couch. Joelle Renstrom 09.03.17 12:00 AM ET “If the oxygenator breaks down, I'll suffocate. If the water reclaimer breaks down, I'll die of thirst. If the hab breaches, I'll just kind of implode.