space exploration

  1. cageymaru

    NASA Rover Opportunity Succumbs to the Martian Weather After 15 Years of Operation

    NASA rover "Opportunity" was laid to rest on Tuesday night as attempts to make contact with the long-lived, space explorer wrapped up. Eight months ago, a ferocious, fast-moving Martian dust storm is thought to have covered the solar panels on the rover and cutoff the vital supply of sunlight...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Mochibot Has 32 Legs

    Giant hexapods may be impressive, but Japanese researchers are looking to one up that. "Mochibot" has they call it, uses 32 extendable legs to roll around on surfaces. Advanced software is used to plot the path of the contraption. Check out a video of the robot here. Mochibot's big advantage...