News - 5 Jan 2012
The Spacecraft Engineering Department at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has developed an autonomous microbial fuel cell- powered microrover for exploring planetary bodies and remote regions....
News - 10 Aug 2011
A robotic arm will help astronauts take samples from asteroids, the Moon and Mars from within pressurized vehicles in the future. A team of international space scientists at the Mars Institute are...
News - 16 Jun 2011
Carnegie Mellon University and Astrobotic Technology Inc have finished the structural assembly of the lunar landing craft which will deliver the Red Rover robot to the moon in 2014.
News - 8 Jun 2020
Mole-bot, a drilling biomimetic robot designed by KAIST, boasts a stout scapula, a waist inclinable on all sides, and powerful forelimbs. Most of all, the powerful torque from the expandable drilling...
News - 4 Apr 2018
According to a new study performed by a research team based at Plymouth University, advances in artificial intelligence may help people to predict the likelihood of life on other planets.
News - 11 Aug 2015
A team of analog astronauts is currently simulating the exploration of a Martian rock glacier in the Tyrol region of Austria. AMADEE-15, conducted by the Austrian Space Forum (ÖWF), is the...
News - 20 Jul 2015
Energid Technologies Corporation has been funded by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop a new robot simulation that accommodates uncertainty and discovers...
News - 6 Jan 2014
The sticky feet of a climbing, gecko-like robot developed by SFU researchers could be useful in space, international tests show.
The SFU research was recently tested in the labs of the European...
News - 12 Oct 2012
A new robotic space technology spinoff derived from NASA's Robonaut 2 project someday may help astronauts stay healthier in space and aid paraplegics in walking here on Earth.
Robonaut 2, the...
Article - 6 Jun 2013
Robots play a vital role in exploring the hostile environment of outer space. Besides the Earth, the Moon is the only celestial body that humans have stepped on.