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NASA Hopes to Send 'Superhero' Valkyrie Robot to Mars

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NASA scientists are preparing the robot Valkyrie to compete in the DARPA robotics challenge and hope to one day see the robot go to Mars. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) has the story.


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