Pioneer

[ad_1] Yoky Matsuoka, founder of Yohana, speaks at the GeekWire Summit in Seattle. (GeekWire Photos / Dan DeLong) Yoky Matsuoka has served as head of innovation at Google and as chief technology officer at Nest, and she won a prestigious MacArthur “genius” award in 2007 while a professor at the University of Washington, directing the
[ad_1] Illustrations of the projects that were selected for Phase I of the 2021 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. Credit: NASA Dozens of concepts are being presented at this year’s <span aria-describedby="tt" class="glossaryLink" data-cmtooltip=" NASA Established in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the United States Federal
[ad_1] Illustrations of the projects that were selected for Phase I of the 2021 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. Source: NASA Dozens of concepts are being presented at this year’s NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Symposium, including eight led by technologists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA missions make it seem like the future is
[ad_1] 2. Long-reach crawling and anchoring robots for Martian caves. While swimming robots could be ideal for some destinations, others will require something with a firmer grip. Marco Pavone, an associate professor at Stanford University, is developing a potential solution. His ReachBot concept could quickly crawl through caves, using extendable booms to grasp over long