Rovers

08.27.14
NASA's 'Swarmies' are a squad of smaller, less intelligent rovers
08.27.14

NASA's 'Swarmies' are a squad of smaller, less intelligent rovers

Typically, we send rovers to our planetary neighbors one at a time -- but what if we sent a small...

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09.28.12
NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow
09.28.12

NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow

Curiosity may have spent a while limbering up for the mission ahead, but now it's found evidence o...

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07.30.12
X-RHex Lite robot grows a tail, always lands on its feet (video)
07.30.12

X-RHex Lite robot grows a tail, always lands on its feet (video)

By far the greatest challenge for robots with legs is staying upright when the going gets rough. A...

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12.03.10
Wheeme massage robot asks where it hurts to drive away the pain
12.03.10

Wheeme massage robot asks where it hurts to drive away the pain

Former Israeli electronics and defense engineers wouldn't be the first group of people we'd peg to...

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08.17.10
NASA challenge searches for a solar-powered 'Night Rover'
08.17.10

NASA challenge searches for a solar-powered 'Night Rover'

NASA regularly opens up challenges to foster development of new and exciting space technology, and...

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11.07.07
NASA's six-legged ATHLETE bot will roam the moon
11.07.07

NASA's six-legged ATHLETE bot will roam the moon

Mars isn't the only heavenly body that NASA is trying to colonize with robots: the US space agency...

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