Scientists use a new remote-controlled robot to capture data from the middle of an open ocean typhoon.
Precision Landing Will Be Key to NASA's Mars 2020 Rover
Landing robotics distinguish the craft from past models, allowing researchers to target smaller flat areas that are surrounded by rock.
Planetary Caves' Role in Astronaut Bases and the Search for Life
2nd International Planetary Caves Conference; Flagstaff, Arizona, 20–23 October 2015
Autonomous Undersea Technologies to Vie for New XPRIZE
The competition aims at improved health and understanding of Earth's oceans by spurring teams to devise better robotic technologies for seafloor mapping and exploration.
Underwater Robot Tracked Ocean Sediment During Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy moved a lot of debris, but where did it all end up?
Human and Robotic Missions: To the Moon Again and Beyond
Robotic probes could help us collect samples from the Moon, potentially revealing the origins of our solar system.
How Robotic Probes Helped Humans Explore the Moon—And May Again
Robotic probes—including Ranger VIII, launched 50 years ago this week—paved the way for humankind’s giant leap to the Moon. This history may help guide future plans for lunar exploration.
Robot Explores Under-Ice Habitats in the Arctic
The Nereid Under Ice vehicle is helping scientists to explore regions under Arctic sea ice and the biological phenomena that are present there.