Registration opens for the 2013 NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge – WPI

The objective of the competition is to encourage innovations in automatic navigation and robotic manipulator technology. The competition offers as much as $1.5 million in prize money. See on www.wpi....
29 October 2012, by

Space business, with Stephen Gorevan

Link to audio file (47:00) Link to transcript In today’s episode we speak with Stephen Gorevan from Honeybee Robotics about how he and Chris Chapman started the company and how his childhood dream...
19 October 2012, by

Exoskeletons: New and old

With NASA's X1 Robotic Exoskeleton in the news today, it's timely to look at the increasing range of exoskeletons in development or use today.   X1 (NASA, IHMC) Built in conjunction with...
12 October 2012, by

NASA’s Ironman-like exoskeleton could give astronauts, paraplegics improved mobility and strength

Spinoff may help astronauts stay healthier in space with the added benefit of assisting paraplegics in walking here on Earth. See on
11 October 2012, by

Canada’s next-generation spaceship robotic arms

Canada's history of spacecraft robotics gets a boost with new generation of "Canadarms"... See on
05 October 2012, by

NASA funds 8 robotics projects to aid space exploration

NASA will award a total of $2.7 million to eight advanced robotics projects, in an effort to push forward the frontiers of space exploration, agency officials announced Friday (Sept. 14). See on www....
19 September 2012, by

Curiosity lands safely and In working order

Depending on which time zone you're in, either yesterday evening or early this morning, a rocket-powered sky crane lowered the Curiosity rover gently to the surface of Mars, just in time for Curiosity...
06 August 2012, by

JPL Open House 2012, with Tod Litwin, Megan Richardson, Kit Kennedy, Mike Watkins and Dimitri Zarzhitsky

Link to audio file (28:07)In today’s show we bring you to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Open House, just in time to prepare for the landing of the Curiosity Mars Rover in less tha...
27 July 2012, by

Curiosity update with Scott Maxwell Would you like to watch Curiosity pile up sand behind its wheels as it struggles up a slope, this video is about as close as you're likely to get, at least until Curiosity...
08 July 2012, by

Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity, Mars mission

One of the biggest steps in space exploration, the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) named Curiosity was launched today with an Atlas V 541 vehicle and it is now on its way to Mars. The Curiosity rover is...
26 November 2011, by

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