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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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Robocosmonaut From Nasa & GM

The world’s first robotic cosmonaut has been unveiled by NASA and GM.  Would that be called a robocosmonaut? Wow, NASA ok, but GM and cutting edge technology?  Sorry, when I think of GM all I can think of is clunkers. … Continue reading

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NASA Lunar Robot Competition

NASA has unveiled another robotic competition called the inaugural Lunabotics Mining Competition.  This time registration is limited to 30 teams from a college or university and they already have 24 teams signed up. Hurry up and enter already as the … Continue reading

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Swarm SPHERES In Space

MIT and NASA have sent a bunch of robotic spheres to the space station for a test. The small robots use thrusters with compressed air to maneuver along with sensors and a wireless connection to tell them where they are. … Continue reading

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