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NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters

NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters

When we imagine the robots of the future, they often look and move like humans, standing up on two legs and using a pair of arms to grab and move objects. NASA’sJet Propulsion Laboratory is working on a different kind of robot for disaster response that’s designed to move like an ape. Headless but covered with seven cameras that act as ... Read More »

High-Tech Airships Could Be NASA’s Next Challenge

High-Tech Airships Could Be NASA’s Next Challenge

One of NASA’s new citizen science endeavors could involve high-tech, record-breaking airships designed to aid scientific research projects. NASA has proposed a challenge that calls for airship designs that can fly higher and longer than existing airships. At the moment, no airship — blimp-like devices — can maintain an altitude of 65,000 feet (20 kilometers) for more than 8 hours. ... Read More »

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

WASHINGTON: NASA and Boeing have inked a $ 2.8 billion deal to develop a giant rocket which is set to be the largest and most powerful ever built, paving the way for manned missions to Mars. Boeing has finalised a contract with NASA to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built. ... Read More »