DIY Podcast: Robots Audio Clips

    NASA robotic systems engineer Fernando Zumbado discusses robots and how NASA uses robots. You can mix these audio clips with your own narration. Listen to the audio and download the clips you want to use in your podcast or other audio production. To download clips to your computer, right-click your mouse on the "Listen" link or select the down arrow on the audio player to save the audio files you choose for your production.

    1-a. Zumbado defines "robot."
    Duration: 14 seconds
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    2-a. Zumbado says robots have amazing versatility.
    Duration: 39 seconds
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    3-a. Zumbado describes advantages of using robots.
    Duration: 34 seconds
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    4-a. Zumbado discusses some of the components of a robot.
    Duration: 31 seconds
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    5-a. Zumbado says batteries are used to power some robots.
    Duration: 20 seconds
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    6-a. Zumbado says robotic probes in deep space need more power than household or solar-powered batteries can supply.
    Duration: 34 seconds
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    7-a. Zumbado says robots are often controlled by computer chips.
    Duration: 7 seconds
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    8-a. Zumbado explains how humans control robots.
    Duration: 48 seconds
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    9-a. Zumbado says the types of robots NASA uses for space missions are planetary, manipulator and space probes.
    Duration: 38 seconds
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    10-a. Zumbado explains that NASA depends on robots more than people might expect.
    Duration: 48 seconds
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    11-a. Zumbado talks about the qualities that make R2-D2 his favorite sci-fi robot.
    Duration: 16 seconds
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