#Robotics

Could Artemis be the last mission for NASAs astronauts?

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Neil Armstrong took his historic “one small step” on the Moon in 1969. And just three years later, the last Apollo astronauts left our celestial neighbour. Since then, hundreds of astronauts have been launched into space but mainly to the Earth-orbiting International Space Station. None has, in fact,...

Nasa considers sending swimming robots to habitable ‘ocean worlds’ of the Solar System

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Nasa has recently announced US$600,000 (£495,000) in funding for a study into the feasibility of sending swarms of miniature swimming robots (known as independent micro-swimmers) to explore oceans beneath the icy shells of our Solar System’s many “ocean worlds”. But don’t imagine metal humanoids swimming frog-like underwater. They...

Infographic – Where Is Cyber Fido Headed Next?

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The definitive guide to the Evolution of Robotic Dogs Engineers have long sought to explore the potential for robots. There has been a long history of the development and creation of autonomous machines, mobile, and quadrupedal robots ( aka four-legged robotic dogs! ) have seen a significant boom...

Sewer Robots! Is poor communication blocking their ability to keep our pipes clean

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An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they'll need to learn to communicate Hidden from sight, under the UK’s roads, buildings and parks, lies about one million kilometres of pipes. Maintaining and repairing these pipes require about 1.5 million road excavations a year, which...

Meet the USAF robot dogs

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The United States Air Force has revealed its first generation of semi-autonomous quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicles (Q-UGV) ... aka robot dogs! The US will be the first nation to put these robot dogs into operational use however, despite looking like something out of a terminator fever dream, they...

China Deploys Real Life RoboCop

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China has become the first country in the world to deploy a real-life RoboCop. The newly unveiled bots have been tasked with assisting their human counterparts maintain order on China's street. The initiative is another example of China using cutting edge tech to police its populations. Don't panic....