Tuesday, July 24, 2007

NASA is testing "K 10" Robots in the Arctic


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NASA Uses Arctic for Robotics Test...
Interesting article by Josh Cox about current NASA efforts to simulate space conditions in the Earth's artic. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/322640/nasa_uses_arctic_for_robotics_test.html

Also - NASA News Release about this experiemental program...
"NASA Robots Practice Moon Survey in the Arctic Circle -

"We are learning about the awesome potential of human and robot teams," said S. Pete Worden, director of NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., where the group conducting the survey is based. "Studying how humans and robots can maximize scientific returns in sites such as Devon Island will prepare us to walk on the moon and Mars."

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