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Friday February 11, 2005 1:36 pm

Scientists Develop Scorpion-Like Bot For Planet Exploration


Posted by Hector Martinez Categories: Misc. Tech


Scorpion Bot

University of Bremen researcher Frank Kirchner has developed a creepy-moving scorpion-like robot, which is now being evaluated by NASA for use on Mars and other planets.  Apparently walker-type bots like this one are able to get into the deep crevices that conventional wheel-based vehicles aren’t able to reach.  It looks like something assembled from the scraps of a Terminator machine.  But don’t just take my word for it, click here to see a movie with the robot in action.

Read More | Nature.com


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