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LinuxDevices: NASA Tests Linux-based Planetary Surface Exploration Robots

Sep 15, 2006, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"A Linux-based NASA lunar rover is on maneuvers--and Internet webcams--this week in the Arizona desert near Meteor Crater. The K-10's maneuvers are related to a NASA project tasked with building extra-vehicular activity (EVA) hardware and developing EVA procedures for planetary surface exploration.

"The K-10 robot is being exercised this week by a NASA working group called 'D-RATS' (desert research and technology studies)..."

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