Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

What Will Nasa's Rover of the Future Look Like?

ATHLETE rovers

Two ATHLETE rovers traverse the desert terrain adjacent to Dumont Dunes, CA.

Credit: NASA

NASA recently announced the formation of the Mars Program Planning Group, which—as its title would suggest—is aimed at getting us back to Mars. The hope is to get another robotic rover on the surface of the Red Planet by as early as 2018, all with the ultimate goal of sending a human to the planet sometime in the 2030s.

From Time
View Full Article



No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account