The Iris rover weighs only about four pounds, and will be sent to the moon sometime in 2022 aboard Astrobotic’s Peregrine Lunar Lander.
Mill 19 in Pittsburgh hosts new ARM headquarters, Catalyst Connection
The collaborative space at Mill 19 shared by ARM, Carnegie Mellon University, and Catalyst Connection. The organizations plan to use it to drive the future of U.S. manufacturing with robotics and workforce development.
CMU, OSU team wins first event in DARPA Subterranean Challenge
A team from CMU and OSU beat 10 competitors in the Tunnel Circuit stage of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge. The robots conducted a mock search-and-rescue scenario.
Pres. Obama Launches AMP with $70 million for Robotics
Manufacturing is not merely about giving people jobs. The next generation of technological innovations is intimately tied to production processes. (MIT Technology Review) This new partnership will make sure that tomorrow’s breakthroughs are America’s breakthroughs. (President Obama at CMU) With much fanfare, and a trip to the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, President Obama launched a…