January 2, 2014
Abigaile-III Climbing Robot
Abigaile-III is the latest generation of wall-crawling robots developed at Simon Fraser University’s School of Engineering Science, based on ‘dry adhesive’ technology inspired by the clinging feet of the gecko lizard. ESA has collaborated with the team in testing how such dry adhesives would perform in space conditions through its Networking/Partnering initiative.
Credit: Simon Fraser University School of Engineering Science (MENVRA)
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