News tagged with robotic exploration

Image: Rover sunset

A rover crawls over rocky terrain on Spain's Canary Island of Lanzarote, also known as the island of a thousand volcanoes. A drone follows it closely from the sky as the Sun sets.

date3 hours ago in Space Exploration
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Image: Robot meets its masters

Seen at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands, BepiColombo has completed its final tests in launch configuration, the last time it will be stacked like this before being reassembled at the launch site next year to begin ...

dateJul 13, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Professor creates self-folding, origami robots

Sam Felton envisions a world in which temporary housing would autonomously constructed, and origami robots would fold themselves into 3-D machines for space exploration. Based on the research he's done—and the origami robots ...

dateOct 25, 2016 in Robotics
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Martian box of delights

(Phys.org) —This spherical container has been engineered to house the most scientifically valuable cargo imaginable: samples brought back from the Red Planet.

dateOct 30, 2013 in Space Exploration
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