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Lockheed Martin Researchers Demonstrate Coordinated Control of Robots in Space

Lockheed Martin Researchers Demonstrate Coordinated Control of Robots in Space

In a breakthrough that will help make it possible for astronauts and robots to work together in deep space, researchers at the Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center (ATC), working with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station, have demonstrated coordinated control of robots in space by astronauts in space and operators on the ground. [More]
AV&R Vision & Robotics and IMAC Automation Complete Merger

AV&R Vision & Robotics and IMAC Automation Complete Merger

AV&R Vision & Robotics, a Canadian company specialized in automation for the aerospace industry, and IMAC Automation, specialized in manufacturing automation and aluminum die casting equipment, announce today that they have successfully completed their merger. The result is the birth of AV&R, the largest aerospace industry robotics firm in the world and one of the largest engineering firms specialized in automation in Quebec. [More]
Lockheed Martin, AeroVironment Partner to Develop Integrated Solutions for UAS Markets

Lockheed Martin, AeroVironment Partner to Develop Integrated Solutions for UAS Markets

AeroVironment, Inc., a leader in unmanned aircraft system solutions, and the Lockheed Martin Corporation, one of the world’s largest aerospace companies and a leading systems integrator, today announced an agreement to jointly pursue opportunities in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) development. [More]
NASA Curiosity Team to Likely Drive Rover Westward

NASA Curiosity Team to Likely Drive Rover Westward

The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover will likely drive the rover westward over a dune and across a valley with fewer sharp rock hazards than alternative routes. [More]
Climbing, Gecko-Like Robot by SFU Researchers Can be Useful in Space

Climbing, Gecko-Like Robot by SFU Researchers Can be Useful in Space

The sticky feet of a climbing, gecko-like robot developed by SFU researchers could be useful in space, international tests show. [More]
AERIAL ASSIST Game Revealed by Dean Kamen to Nearly 70,000 High-School Students

AERIAL ASSIST Game Revealed by Dean Kamen to Nearly 70,000 High-School Students

Inventor and FIRST® Founder Dean Kamen launched the 2014 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) season today with the Kickoff of a new robotics game called AERIAL ASSISTSM before a crowd of 400 people at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, N.H., hometown of FIRST Headquarters. Nearly 70,000 high-school students on more than 2,700 teams in 92 cities around the globe joined the 2014 Kickoff via live NASA-TV broadcast and webcast. [More]
The Liverpool Robotic Telescope Offers New Insight into Energetic Cosmic Explosions

The Liverpool Robotic Telescope Offers New Insight into Energetic Cosmic Explosions

The Liverpool Telescope, owned and operated by LJMU’s Astrophysics Research Institute was fitted with an instrument named RINGO2, which Professor Carole Mundell's Gamma Ray Burst team designed to detect any preferred direction, called polarization, in the vibration of light waves from burst afterglows. [More]
Lockheed Martin Selected by Mars One for Mission Concept Study for its Mars Lander Software

Lockheed Martin Selected by Mars One for Mission Concept Study for its Mars Lander Software

Mars One has selected Lockheed Martin to develop a mission concept study for its Mars lander spacecraft. The lander will be based on the successful 2007 NASA Phoenix spacecraft and will be a technology demonstrator. [More]
Energid to Provide Robotic Control and Simulation Software for DARPA's Phoenix Program

Energid to Provide Robotic Control and Simulation Software for DARPA's Phoenix Program

Energid Technologies Corporation has been awarded follow-on funding to provide software for robotic control and simulation to DARPA's Phoenix program. Phoenix seeks to leverage Energid's software to redefine how satellites can be built and maintained through assembly and repair in orbit. [More]
NASA Debuts Human Exploration Rover Challenge for Students

NASA Debuts Human Exploration Rover Challenge for Students

NASA is debuting a new engineering design challenge to engage students worldwide in the next phase of human space exploration. The NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge is a more complex follow-on to the successful NASA Great Moonbuggy Race. [More]