DailyDirt: Robots In Spaaace

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Astronauts aren't expected to walk on the surface of the moon or Mars or a large asteroid.. or any other space object for quite some time. But in the meantime, space robots are picking up the slack and doing our dirty work. So far, only 3 countries have landed a probe on the moon, but as robot technology advances, it seems likely that we'll have a lot more rovers crawling around on the surfaces of extraterrestrial objects. Here are just a few robots to keep an eye on as they poke around our solar system for us. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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