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NASA’s Robotic Asteroid Mission

In 2016 NASA will launch a robotic craft towards an asteroid to explore and collect samples.  The mission is called OSIRIS-REx , or Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer and will return to Earth in 2023. This is a critical step in … Continue reading

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First Responder Robot

Cleveland firefighters have teamed up with the NASA Glenn Research Center to create a first responder robot called MARSHA or Mobile and Remote Sensing Hazmat Activity. Lt. Terry Bindernagel of the Cleveland Fire Department and colleague Ronald James have been … Continue reading

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Robonaut 2 In Space

After several delays since last November, Robonaut 2 is about to go into space. If all goes well, the Space Shuttle Discovery will launch today at 4:50 pm. Once launched, it will travel to the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 … Continue reading

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Robonaut 2 In Space

Robonaut 2 is about to go into space.  The Space Shuttle Discovery launch that was originally scheduled for today has been delayed until Wednesday at 3:52.  Once launched, it will travel to the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 will do … 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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