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space robots

What's DARPA Up to Today? NBD, Just Building Space Wall-E

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Artist’s rendering. Looks like DARPA is still hard at work combing through that office video library for new ideas. Wired reports that the Pentagon’s resident mad scientists have just released an update on their Phoenix project, an attempt to make satellites less earth-shatteringly expensive. And what have the brains in the basement...
What's DARPA Up to Today? NBD, Just Building Space Wall-E
Silicon Valley VCs predict 2013 trends: Space, robots, self-driving cars

Robonaut and man in a close encounter of the 'hello' kind

www.guardian.co.uk
Nasa's humanoid shows a firm grip of etiquette with international space station handshakeAstronauts and robots have united in space with a handshake.The commander of the International Space Station, Daniel Burbank, shook hands on Wednesday with Robonaut – the first handshake between a human and a humanoid in space.Nasa's Robonaut was...
Robonaut and man in a close encounter of the 'hello' kind
Soon, space robots like Curiosity may evolve even greater intelligence

VB Weekly: Twitter, space, OnLive, and other ups and downs

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If we were emotionally invested in our work*, this week would have been an emotional rollercoaster**. Here’s what’s up: People are still totally unclear on the Twitter API changes coming up. What does it all meeean? Actually-quite-cool gaming company OnLive went belly-up, and our own Dean Takahashi had courtside...
VB Weekly: Twitter, space, OnLive, and other ups and downs

Canada puts its robot arms on $5 bills, leads the space currency race

www.engadget.com
Americans like to tease Canadians about their colorful (and often animal-themed) money, but we think the tables might just have turned. When the Bank of Canada issues a new $5 polymer bill this November, one side will include both the Canadarm2 and Dextre manipulator robots in tribute to the...
Canada puts its robot arms on $5 bills, leads the space currency race
Space robots land on Canadian currency

NASA announces competition to improve Robonaut's sight

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NASA's got some of the sharpest minds in the world (actual, you know, rocket scientists), sure, but they'll be the first to tell you that sometimes you've got to look outside for the best solution to a complicated problem. In recent years, that's meant the organization has partnered with...
NASA announces competition to improve Robonaut's sight

NASA sheds light on tech needed for space travel

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Space robots, materials to protect humans from radiation, along with solar and nuclear-powered spacecraft makes NASA's technology development wish list for the next five years....
NASA sheds light on tech needed for space travel
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