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Improved Mobility And Strength For Astronauts, Paraplegics From NASA's Ironman-Like Exoskeleton
2013-08-05 09:57:04

NASA and The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) of Pensacola, Fla., with the help of engineers from Oceaneering Space Systems of Houston, have jointly developed a robotic exoskeleton called X1.

DARPA Humanoid Robot Atlas Debuts Robotics Challenge
2013-07-12 10:53:46

On Monday, the seven engineering teams advancing in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s  Virtual Robotics Challenge got to meet their prize ‘fighter,’ a 6-foot-2-inch robot named ATLAS.

DARPA Robotics Challenge Tackles First-Responder Issues
2013-06-28 12:47:25

Some disaster environments are so dangerous due to terrain, chemical, nuclear or other factors that traversing them can be hazardous to humans.

Japan To Send Robot On Mission To International Space Station
2013-06-26 14:31:55

Japan's pint-sized KIROBO will be going on a new mission this summer, making its way towards the International Space Station.


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