Category Archives: Space

Robonaut 2 Gets Packed for Travel

If you haven’t been following Robonaut 2 on Twitter, we suggest you do.  He has been talking about his packing for the upcoming space trip. Here is a short time lapse video of  Robonaut 2 being packed for space travel.  … Continue reading

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NASA Night Rover Challenge

NASA has come up with another challenge.  It wants you to design a rover that doesn’t weigh any more, but works at night as well as during the day thanks to solar panels or other means. The Challenge would be … Continue reading

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Japan to Send Rover To The Moon

A report recently approved by the Japanese government sets its sights on going to the moon.  At first they thought they wanted a human robot on the moon, but now aim to have a rover on the moon in five … Continue reading

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Send Your Name To Mars

NASA is working on creating a new mars rover to be launched in October 2011 called Curiosity or Mars Science Laboratory rover.  Overall, Curiosity is about the size of a small SUV. Curiosity, will carry many different instruments such as … Continue reading

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Missing Soviet Robot Found on The Moon

Lunokhod 1 was a robot type of rover that the Soviets landed on the moon in 197o thanks to the Luna 17 lander. Using solar panels during the day and a radioisotope powered heater at night, the rover was able … Continue reading

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