Startup creates underwater robotics with a human touch
It should be just as easy to use a robotic arm as it is to use your own hand. That's the thinking behind University of Washington startup BluHaptics, which is taking telerobotics—controlling robots from ...
Curiosity rover stretches its arm for first time
(Phys.org) -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity flexed its robotic arm today for the first time since before launch in November 2011.
The space station's small satellite launcher suite
It used to be that building and launching a working satellite was an enormously expensive and complex undertaking, feasible only for governmental and military agencies. But the CubeSat revolution of the past ...
Curiosity rover collects first Martian bedrock sample
(Phys.org)—NASA's Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to bore into a flat, veiny rock on Mars and collect a sample from its interior. This is the ...
Robot arm at MIT will weave its own web (w/ Video)
Mars soil sample delivered for analysis inside rover
(Phys.org)—NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has ingested its first solid sample into an analytical instrument inside the rover, a capability at the core of the two-year mission.
Dragon arrives at space station in historic 1st (Update 2)
The privately bankrolled Dragon capsule made a historic arrival at the International Space Station on Friday, triumphantly captured by astronauts wielding a giant robot arm.
Japan's IBIS keyhole surgery robot demonstrated (w/ Video)
LuminAR bulb lights path to augmented reality (w/ video)
Robotic arm probes chemistry of 3-D objects by mass spectrometry
When life on Earth was first getting started, simple molecules bonded together into the precursors of modern genetic material. A catalyst would have been needed, but enzymes had not yet evolved. One theory ...
Robot Rebuilt gets a grip on wine-serving robot (w/ video)
Kinect 2 with Oculus Rift gets NASA robotic arm workout
New commercial supply ship reaches space station (Update)
NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
NASA's older Mars rover notches another milestone
Opportunity, NASA's other Mars rover, has tooled around the red planet for so long it's easy to forget it's still alive.