Arctic test for CMU Hyperion robot

Posted 5 Apr 2001 at 13:07 UTC by steve Share This

The CMU Hyperion robot will be tested on Devon Island in the Arctic soon to simulate conditions on Mars. Hyperion is solar powered and navigates by the Sun to maintain power and constant temperature; two important factors when exploring other planets. AP has a short article on the Devon Island test with quotes from some of the scientists involved.

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