GITAI plans to use the latest funding to expand its business and technology development in the United States.
Blue Origin earns NASA lunar development contract
Under the contract, Blue Origin will develop a human landing system for NASA’s Artemis V mission to the Moon.
Ingenuity helicopter completes 50th flight on Mars
Ingenuity’s 50th flight was completed on April 13, 2023, when Ingenuity traveled over 1,057 feet (322 meters) in 145.7 seconds.
PickNik Robotics, Motiv Space Systems developing advanced manipulation skills
PickNik is integrating its motion software with Motiv’s robot arms to improve capabilities for space exploration.
Relativity Space launches first 3D printed rocket
Relativity Space successfully launched the first 3D-printed rocket, however, the rocket failed to reach orbit.
Motiv Space Systems, NASA create robotic arm that works in frigid temperatures
NASA has been working with Motiv Space Systems to develop a robotic arm capable of operating in some of the coldest areas of the Moon.
Perseverance captures first-ever audio of Martian dust devil
NASA said nearly every Mars rover has experienced dust devils, but this is the first time any such recording has been made.
Perseverance collects its first dirt sample on Mars
NASA’s Perseverance Rover recently collected its first two samples of regolith, broken-up rock and dust, on Mars.
PickNik Robotics wins Space Force, NASA contracts
PickNik Robotics announced that it recently won two contracts, a SpaceWERX contract and a NASA SBIR Phase I contract.
Astrobotic acquires Masten Space Systems for $4.5M
Astrobotic announced that it acquired Masten Space Systems, along with its portfolio of space technology, for $4.5 million.
NASA’s Perseverance Rover has been making oxygen on Mars
NASA released the results of the Perseverance Rover’s first seven oxygen generation runs on Mars using MOXIE.
GITAI’s robotic arm completes proof-of-concept demo
GITAI IN1 is an inchworm-like autonomous robotic arm with changeable end-effectors on both ends of the arm.
Next-gen Ingenuity Helicopters will have robotic arms
NASA is swapping out its Sample Fetch Rover for two helicopters, similar to Ingenuity, to serve as backups to the Perseverance Rover.
NASA released first science images from James Webb Space Telescope
We take a look at some of the details in the first set of science images to be released by the JWST science team.
Microsoft’s Project AirSim tests, trains drones
Microsoft launched Project AirSim, a high-fidelity simulation platform for building, training and testing autonomous aircrafts.
Lunar robots go for a test drive on Italy’s Etna volcano
Five robots displayed a variety of autonomous and teleoperated capabilities that could someday be performed on the Moon.
Getting Mars samples back to Earth: Perseverance searching for landing sites
NASA has been scouting out an area on Mars from spacecrafts in orbit. This is the first time the team is getting an up close look thanks to Perseverance.
NASA releases first science image from James Webb Space Telescope
The James Web Space Telescope science team released the first science images of from the telescope today.
China’s Chang’E-5 team determines source of lunar water
Chang’E-5 landed on the moon in December 2020 and was tasked with collecting lunar rocks and soil to bring back to Earth.