Super Ball Bot

A Super Ball Bot for Titan

At the Intelligent Robotics Group (IRG), my projects are the few that are software only. All my other coworkers actually do work with robotics. Here is a link about fellow IRG’er, Vytas Sunspiral and Team’s research into tensegrity robots. Imagine a robot that is tightly packed in flight and unfolds just before landing and doesn’t need retrorockets or parachutes because it is a compliant structure.

I gave Vytas a lot a skepticism the first time he presented this idea. Now I am happy to eat my words.

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