NASA looking to send robotic dogs on Mars missions

Mars exploration NASA: They stated a modified Boston Dynamics dog robot would make for a great alternative to the regular Mars rovers such as Spirit, Opportunity, Curiosity and the newly launched Perseverance.

“Toppling does not mean mission failure,” NASA scientists were quoted as saying while presenting the “Mars Dogs” idea at the annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting on Monday. Scientists added, “Using recovery algorithms, the robot can self-right from a multitude of falls.”

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