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Origami-Inspired Robot Can Hitch a Ride with a Rover


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Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot

Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) was inspired by an origami design. This little robot could be used as a scout for larger rovers, going places that would be risky or hard to reach.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The next rovers to explore another planet might bring along a scout.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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