Robot To Survey Moon’s Surface For Lunar Driving

The baseball-sized robot will transform after deployment to roll over the lunar surface collecting imagery.
Credit: JAXA
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is working with Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy to build a transformable lunar robot to collect data on the Moon’s surface to use in development of a manned pressurized rover. The ball-shaped robot is to be delivered to the Moon by Japanese startup ispace...

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