NASA Is Working On An Implantable Surgical Robot For Space Missions

A nightmare scenario for astronauts on a future mission to Mars involves the sudden need to perform emergency surgery. In anticipation of this, researchers are currently developing a tiny robot that will accompany such missions — one that will perform delicate procedures inside the body. » 4/02/14 12:30pm 4/02/14 12:30pm

The Triumphant Journeys of Martian Robots

Since 1960 we've been attempting to explore the red planet, and along the way there have been countless failures and lost spacecraft that attest to just how hard it is to fly those 35 million miles from here to there. However, there have also been success stories, like the twin rovers Opportunity and Spirit, who have… » 3/25/08 3:11pm 3/25/08 3:11pm