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NASA’s Deep Space Network personnel sent commands to the Voyager 2 spacecraft Nov. 4 to switch to the backup set of thrusters that controls the roll of the spacecraft. Confirmation was received today that the spacecraft accepted the commands.


Posted: 11/7/2011 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 317   Submitted By: Voyager70   Source: messagetoeagle.com Category: Space

Spiders are very agile, and some can even jump. They owe this capability to their hydraulically operated limbs. Researchers have now designed a mobile robot modeled on the same principle that moves spider legs. Created using a 3-D printing process, this lightweight can explore terrain that is beyond human reach.


Posted: 11/7/2011 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 343   Submitted By: Voyager70   Source: messagetoeagle.com Category: Technology News