From last October:
Now it has reached Mars orbit it might as well have its own thread.
Designed for fun
The Pursuit Bot, with the look of one six-legged yellow spider and the size of a cat, designed to neutralize dangerous lifeforms operating in industrial environments.
Mark-9 was built of electroactive polymers and carbon composites, its outer surface coated with graphene...
Came across this while researching something totally different. This project was first proposed by Dr. Frank Malina (one of the founders of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory) in late 1960 as an ideal candidate for the first activity of the just formed Academy of Astronautics (now known as the...