Single-use robots gaining traction

Last Wednesday, I attended AeroVironment’s presentation of its contribution to NASA’s Mars Helicopter mission. The autonomous vertical-lift drone is remarkably capable of flying through the planet’s thin atmosphere, as demonstrated on Earth in a vacuum chamber by AeroVironment CEO Wahid Nawabi. The drone will provide a bird’s-eye view of the Martian landscape to guide the growing fleet of terrestrial rovers through…

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