What space robots can teach us about disaster prepping

Robots in space are undoubtedly awesome, but they could also have some valuable lessons to teach us about disaster responses here on earth. » 1/15/14 4:40pm 1/15/14 4:40pm

Ask an expert about robots, space, and space robots right now!

By now, you've probably seen RoboSimian — the four-limbed, ape-inspired robot built by the Jet Propulsion Lab — in action at least once (and if you haven't, seriously, check it out now). Today, we've got Brett Kennedy, who leads the RoboSimian team at JPL, here to answer all our questions about robots, space, and… » 1/15/14 10:41am 1/15/14 10:41am

Meet Robosimian, the ape-inspired robot!

Robosimian, the four-limbed, ape-inspired robot created by JPL/Caltech's Robotics team, is pretty incredible in this new video — watch as it tightens bolts, navigates an obstacle course, opens doors, and does some light retrieval work. » 1/14/14 9:20am 1/14/14 9:20am