Month: April 2016

Curiosity Mars Rover Crosses Rugged Plateau

Curiosity Mars Rover Crosses Rugged Plateau

Apr 28, 2016 @ 16:00 |  NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has nearly finished crossing a stretch of the most rugged and difficult-to-navigate terrain encountered during the mission’s 44 months on Mars. The rover climbed onto the “Naukluft Plateau” of lower Mount Sharp in early March after spending several weeks investigating sand dunes. The plateau’s sandstone […]

OceanOne, Stanford’s Humanoid Robot, Explores an Abandoned Shipwreck

OceanOne, Stanford’s Humanoid Robot, Explores an Abandoned Shipwreck

Apr 28, 2016 @ 14:35 |  Oussama Khatib, Professor of Computer science department, Stanford and his team made a humanoid robot, OceanOne, for exploration in deep oceans. OceanOne outfitted with human vision, haptic force feedback and an artificial brain – in essence, a virtual diver. The flagship of King Louis XIV sank here in 1664, […]