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Jan 23, 2015 06:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Drones are taking over Earth -- will they soon invade Mars? If a new NASA project gains momentum, remote-controlled drone exploration of the red planet could soon become a thing.
Jan 14, 2015 06:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
'Mojave' may have cracked under the pressure from Curiosity's drill, but mission scientists are excited about studying fresh rock that hasn't been exposed since its formation millions of years ago.
Jan 13, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Jill Scharr, Tom's Guide
A turtle-shaped robot that uses a retractable rake and a bevy of onboard sensors to draw elaborate lines and designs on sandy surfaces.
Dec 31, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
The robot can explore marine environments, moving easily through dense patches of seagrass.
Dec 17, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle uses biomimetic design. Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2014 09:21 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, Astrobiology Magazine
A robot that can scale the faces of steep cliffs might one day help explore Mars and find signs of life.
Nov 14, 2014 09:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The deep sleep was inevitable, Rosetta's lander has slipped into hibernation after running its batteries dry. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An engineering team wants to build huge, paintball-flinging exoskeletons suitable for tournaments. Continue reading
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