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Robotics: Data/Images

The Robot Menu

A collection of home-built robots with short descriptions of each. Interested students can e-mail the authors to ask questions or to get assistance with their own robotics problems. Some e-mails do not work.

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NASA Images: Robotics and Rovers

A nice collection of images and videos of the robots and rovers developed by NASA or NASA-funded grants. Many have stories and descriptions as well as the image. Most NASA images are in the public domain. However, there are strict guidelines on the use of the NASA Insignia. For more information on the use of the NASA Insignia, please see the NASA Graphics Insignia Standards Site.

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Autosub Under Ice

Images of the Autosub that is exploring under the Antarctic and Greenland ice shelves. Check back often as pictures are added regularly each year. Use the contact information to get to use specific pictures.

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Quick Peek!
 

 

A robot with four treaded wheels.

This robot is the Nomad, which was sent to Antarctica in 2000 to search for meteorites. It was built by Carnegie Mellon.

See the whole story.

 
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Quick Fact!
 

The word "robot" was coined in 1921 by the Czech playwright, Karel Capek. The word "robotics" was first used by Isaac Asimov in 1942.

Learn more about robots at What Is Robotics.

 
 
 
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