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New DARPA Grand Challenge Announcement Coming Soon
2012-04-07 04:20:44

DARPA will be issuing a Grand Challenge for experts to build a humanoid robot that can navigate their environment and handle tools.

2012-03-14 12:56:42

NASA's Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) experiment aboard the International Space Station has demonstrated remotely controlled robots and specialized tools can perform precise satellite-servicing tasks in space.

2012-03-12 15:00:00

Academy of Art University Industrial Design Students to Design a Robot User Interface for NASA That Will Allow Future Astronauts in Space to Remotely Operate a Robot on Earth San

Image 1 - Robotic Refueling Begins With Space Station Robotics
2012-03-08 10:37:12

NASA's highly anticipated Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) began operations on the International Space Station with the Canadian Dextre robot and RRM tools March 7-9, 2012, marking important milestones in satellite-servicing technology and the use of the space station robotic capabilities.

Robot Reconnoiters Uncharted Terrain
2012-02-17 04:53:14

Researchers have now developed a mobile robot that can roam uncharted terrain and simultaneously map it – all thanks to an algorithm toolbox.

Robot Hand Capable Of Grasping, Throwing Objects
2012-02-16 13:41:50

Cornell University and University of Chicago engineers have developed a robotic hand that is capable of gripping objects and throwing them.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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