Meet the Puffers: NASA reveals palm-sized popup planetary rovers that could explore lava tubes on Mars and look for …

Meet the Puffers: NASA reveals palm-sized popup planetary rovers that could explore lava tubes on Mars and look for ... NASA researchers are developing origami-inspired robots that could soon be used to explore extreme alien environments. The Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots, or Puffers, have a collapsible design and are small enough to hitch a ride on another craft, …

Daily Mail

You Will Want NASA’s Miniature Alien Rover As Your Personal Sidekick

NASA is getting ready to melt some space nerd hearts with an adorable little robot named PUFFER — which stands for Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots — designed to explore alien worlds like Mars and Europa. The “origami-inspired” rover can fold

Gizmodo Australia

NASA’s Tiny Little Origami Robot Could Be Key to Exploring Alien Worlds

When NASA builds a scientific marvel like its Mars rovers, we can’t help but personify them a little bit. How can you not admire Curiosity doing such a good, brave job exploring the red planet so far away from home? Their newest robot, which can fold, …

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