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NASA is developing a robot with 64 fingers

NASA is developing a robot with 64 fingers
NASA is developing a robot with 64 fingers

The US space agency, “NASA”, is planning to send more advanced robots to places “that humans can’t reach.


The agency is developing some special technologies to achieve this goal.

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is developing two vehicles called “RoboSimian” and “Surrogate”, which are two robots designed for these tasks at the laboratory’s headquarters in Pasadena, California.

According to the specialized scientific magazine “scitechdaily”, “NASA” has plans, which are currently in the works, to overcome the huge challenges of sending humans to Mars.

The laboratory is developing new and effective techniques to send more advanced robots to other destinations in the solar system, such as the moon and asteroids.

And the icy moon Europa, which orbits Jupiter.

The article noted that scientists need to design and build robots that can navigate safely and withstand the surface of these difficult planets and act as back-up and agile explorers, where many of the sites include severe challenges and obstacles such as rocky cliffs, steep valleys and slippery ice.

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has developed a program for all Mars vehicles that we have sent, which allows the possibility of controlling these mechanisms from Earth.

and use cameras and other tools to see and sense their surroundings.

A four-legged, 64-toed rover was developed called LEMUR, in which the mechanism can climb rock walls by holding hundreds of small hooks on each finger.

The pilot project opened the door to a new generation of robots that can walk, climb, crawl, and even use grippers like geckos.

To install on surfaces

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NASA is developing a robot with 64 fingers
NASA is developing a robot with 64 fingers

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