Unlike what Hollywood may portray, the reality of current robotics isn't sinister, emotional or out for world domination.
In space, extending the human touch is bolstered by a fusion of astronaut and robot skills.
Autonomous robots will compete for a NASA prize of $1.5 million at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on June 4-8.
Beating the Heat of Atmospheric Entry
NASA's Space Technology Program is building, testing and flying the technologies needed for future missions.
Small bodies in the cosmos offer tantalizing insight about the very formation of our solar system.
Planetary Radio Broadcast
NASA has performed a trial rocket sled test to replicate the forces a supersonic spacecraft would experience prior to landing.
The Game Changing Technology Program’s Composite Cryotank Technology is lighter and cheaper than the current state-of-the-art.
A rocket launched by one of NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program suborbital launch providers reached 385,000 feet altitude during a flight that carried a small NASA payload.