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NASA’s New Robots Look Like Tumbleweeds

As NASA continues its work exploring the final frontier, work is underway developing a planet traversing robot that looks like a space tumbleweed. The experimental robot is called the Super Ball Bot and it is being built by Boston Dynamics with the support of NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts Program. The Super Ball Bot is made from metals rods and cables that can extend or retract on command. This innovative design allows the Super Ball Bot to be very versatile. It can absorb impact on landing,…

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