Space Robotics

CMU and NASA Designing New Mars Rovers

Posted 2 Apr 2003 at 14:58 UTC by steve Share This

According to a CMU press release, NASA has awarded a 3 year, 3 million dollar grant to the CMU Robotics Institute to help develop and deploy a prototype for a new life-seeking robot. CMU's Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center has received a $900,000 dollar grant to develop an automated microscope for the robot. The robots will be tested in the arid Atacama region.

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