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NASA: Autonomous Robots with Fancy Cameras Represent Future of Space Exploration

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A big part of that transition comes by way of developments like their TextureCam. Here is a 3D camera system that allows the exploration robots to make an educated guess as to what should be worth investigating further.

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Video: NASA, Oculus Rift and Virtuix Omni Let You Walk Around Mars

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Realistically, none of us will likely have the opportunity to step foot on the Red Planet during our lifetimes, but this reasonably affordable virtual reality simulation could be the next best thing.

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NASA Has a New Search and Rescue Robot Monkey

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But what about our primate cousins? It looks like NASA isn't monkeying around, because they're developing an incredibly advanced robot primate that they call the RoboSimian.

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