Caltech Aims All Terrain M4 Morphobot at NASA Mars Mission
August 31, 2023
Caltech, Northeastern University, and NASA Jet Propulsion Lab have developed the Multi-Modality Mobility Morphobot to fly, drive, walk, and combine motions for dynamic travel.
PickNik Robotics and Motiv Space Systems Partner to Develop Advanced Robot Arm Capabilities
April 13, 2023
PickNik Robotics, which offers the MoveIt robot control software, and Motiv Space Systems, which makes the xLink robot arms, are working to advance in-space servicing, assembly, and manufacturing.
Machina Labs Exits Stealth With Series A Funding for Software-Defined Manufacturing
November 19, 2021
Machina Labs says its robotic and AI metalworking capabilities go beyond current methods of shaping and finishing, so more complex parts can be made efficiently and cost-effectively.
Caltech’s LEONARDO Bipedal Robot Combines Walking With Flying for More Agile Locomotion
October 11, 2021
Caltech's LEONARDO robot can hop, fly, and walk on a tightrope, thanks to multi-joint legs and propeller-based thrusters. Researchers said hybrid locomotion could provide greater agility.
NASA Perseverance Rover Cores First Rock on Mars
September 3, 2021
NASA reported that the robotic arm and drill on the Perseverance rover has collected a rock sample on Mars in its second attempt, but it needs more images to confirm.
Robotics and AI Pioneer Ayanna Howard Named 2021-2022 ACM Athena Lecturer
May 12, 2021
Ayanna Howard, the 2021-2022 Association for Computing Machinery Athena Lecturer, discusses her career, diversity efforts, and hope for the future in engineering.
Ingenuity Helicopter Marks Fourth Mars Flight as NASA Prepares for New Demonstration Phase
May 2, 2021
As a bonus to its existing record-setting flights on Mars, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter could undertake more missions, as NASA JPL takes advantage of the Perseverance Rover schedule.