September 27, 2011

Carleton U Develops Micro-Rover

Canada's Carleton University is working on Kapvik, a remote controlled micro-rover that can assist the more expensive Spirit Rover. So the next time one gets mired down in Mars' mud, the 6-wheeler can come to the rescue and act as a scout the rest of the time. The demo video is a nice touch to see the 30kg prototype in action on this planet, even with the controller's tacky sandals in the picture.

Via Carleton

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 27, 2011 11:16 AM
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