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NASA’s “swarmies” robots would team up to explore alien worlds | Gizmag


curated by | August 28, 2014

“A collection of autonomous robots designed to scuttle around on distant planets looking for resources and materials in much the same way that members of insect colonies do on Earth are currently being tested by NASA engineers. The robots, dubbed “swarmies,” are designed to individually survey an area, signal the others when they have found something of value, and then divide up the task of collecting the material and returning it back to base.”

Source: www.gizmag.com



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