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Mimicking Muscles Mechanically Promises To Change The Way That Robots Explore The Solar System

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June 25, 1999
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A University of Arizona researcher hopes to send a device called a Biomorphic Robot with Distributed power (BiRoD) to Mars and other distant points in the solar system where they will probe, dig, photograph, analyze and generally explore the planets, moons and asteroids.

"We are trying to imitate biological systems," says Professor Kumar Ramohalli pointing to a 12-inch-long box supported by what look like legs at the front and legs on wheels at the back.


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