The mini Mars rover you can fit in a backpack: $1400 Turtle 'land drone' can climb rocks, go underwater and even has a robot arm



Finally, a martian rover to call your own.
A Polish team of engineers who first created a rover in a NASA contest that eventually led to Curiosity have revealed a remote control, backpack-sized version of their 'land drone' designed to be used on Earth.
The $1400 'Turtle Rover' has a robot arm that can be remotely controlled, a HD camera for livestreaming, and can have everything from GoPro's to laser mapping attachments added to it.
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Its makers boast it can conquer every terrain and even be submerged under water, making it possible for everyone from researchers to... read more

 
1 September 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 84
Source: Daily Mail
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