SpaceX Dragon capsule arrives at space station (Update)
A private company successfully delivered a half-ton of supplies to the International Space Station early Wednesday, the first official shipment under a billion-dollar contract with NASA.
Worldwide patent for a Spanish stroke rehabilitation robot
Robotherapist 3D, a robot which aids stroke patients' recovery, is to be brought to market by its worldwide patent holder, a spin-off company from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Alicante, Spain). ...
UK contributes 24 robotic arms in giant leap forward in near-infrared astronomy
A new high-tech instrument with 24 robotic arms has crossed the Atlantic from Edinburgh to a mountain top in Chile to address in more detail than ever before, some of the key questions surrounding the beginnings ...
Robot firefighters help mitigate hazardous conditions
Webb Telescope's 'wormholes' in the clean room
(Phys.org)—This photo gives a "worms eye" view of a robot arm holding a surrogate or simulated mirror segment (black hexagonal shape) for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. The arm is placing the surrogate ...
Easy guider: Intuitive visual control provides faster remote operation of robots
(Phys.org)—Using a novel method of integrating video technology and familiar control devices, a research team from Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is developing a technique to ...
Virtual reality cow simulator goes global
A virtual reality cow, invented by a University of Bristol graduate, will soon be used to educate future vets around the world.
Weird Mars rock has interesting back story
The Mars Science Laboratory team has identified their target for the first full-up contact science investigations using all the instruments attached to the Curiosity rover's robotic arm. And 'target' is the ...
Toyota will showcase support robot for homebound
Farming out dairy chores to robots
The boss cow saunters to the head of the line and, with a flick of her hip, cuts off two other ladies. She's itching to get at the tasty brown morsels waiting in the feed trough.
Mars rover Curiosity working 'flawlessly': NASA
For the past week, the rover, which touched down on August 6, has undergone a series of instrument tests, as well as a rebooting of its steering computers, and everything so far appears fine, according t ...
Mars rover Curiosity wrapping up health checkups (Update)
The Mars rover Curiosity is preparing to roll again after it completes its health checkups this week, project managers said Wednesday.
Mars rover Curiosity's arm wields camera well
(Phys.org)—NASA's Mars rover Curiosity stepped through activities on Sept. 7, 8 and 9 designed to check and characterize precision movements by the rover's robotic arm and use of tools on the arm.
Curiosity snaps evocative self portrait
Curiosity has snapped an evocative new color self-portrait – and it's totally unique, being the 1st head shot pose, showing the top of the Remote Sensing Mast (RSM).