Learn about Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment designed to demonstrate that inflatable heat shields may be used to protect future spacecraft.
Autonomous robots roamed across the grassy terrain at Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the 2012 Sample Return Robot Challenge in Worcester, Mass.
Five teams of engineers compete at WPI for a chance to win the Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge.
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.
Peck and Ohio manufacturers celebrate NASA’s partnership with industry in building the innovation economy.
The king of quiz shows, Alex Trebek, is helping answer the question, "How does NASA affect our daily lives?"
Beating the Heat of Atmospheric Entry
CTO Mason Peck joined a panel of experts to talk about American competitiveness and innovation on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.