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NASA's Rover Prototype 'GROVER' To Explore Greenland Ice Sheet
2013-05-02 12:30:17

NASA NASA's newest scientific rover is set for testing May 3 through June 8 in the highest part of Greenland. The robot known as GROVER, which stands for both Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, will roam the frigid landscape collecting measurements to help scientists better understand changes in the massive ice sheet. This autonomous, solar-powered robot carries a ground-penetrating radar to study how snow accumulates, adding layer...

2013-05-01 16:21:51

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's newest scientific rover is set for testing May 3 through June 8 in the highest part of Greenland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The robot known as GROVER, which stands for both Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, will roam the frigid landscape collecting measurements to help scientists better understand changes in the massive ice sheet. This autonomous,...

2012-09-04 10:21:43

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free lecture being held on Sept. 12 at the Library of Congress, Washington about NASA Scientist Lora Koenig's research at Earth's poles in extreme conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets contain 99 percent of the Earth's fresh-water ice, according to Koenig, a physical scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. "Changes...