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Meet Polar Rover: The Wind-Powered Explorer Of Antarctica

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Polar Rover, the world’s first wind-powered, satellite controlled, autonomous robot that measures 1.8 metres in length, 1.2 metres in height, 1.6 metres in width and weighs 300 kilograms. Exploring Antarctica, it is equipped with an array of scientific hardware

 

Meet Polar Rover: The Wind-Powered Explorer Of Antarctica (via Clean Technica)

By Fang Guo  The use of autonomous robots for polar exploration is not an unheard of subject, but what about a research vehicle that is powered completely with renewable energy? Now that would be something to brag about! Turns out researchers have already started to utilize this impressive combination…

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Avatar of MGx Posted by on March 19, 2013. Filed under Featured,Technology. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
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