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Busy Traffic At The International Space Station


Expedition 47 Flight Engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency took this photograph on April 6, 2016, as the International Space Station flew over Madagascar, showing three of the five spacecraft currently docked to the station.

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Successful Deployment of University Satellites From Space Station


Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of ESA captured this photo on Jan. 29, 2016 from the International Space Station, as the robotic arm in Japan’s Kibo laboratory successfully deployed two combined satellites from Texas universities. The pair of satellites—AggieSat4 built by Texas A&M University students, …

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Space Station’s Robotic Arm Set for Arrival of Cygnus Cargo Craft


The International Space Station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2, is visible over Earth in this Nov. 27, 2015 photograph. On Dec. 6, Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineer Kjell Lindgren operated the Canadarm2 from inside the station’s cupola, using it for the rendezvous and grapple of Orbital ATK’s …

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ISS—Earth’s Changing Vistas


Crewmembers on the International Space Station are treated to Earth views that are constantly changing. NASA Astronaut Terry Virts, Commander of Expedition 43, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti and Russian cosmonaut, Mikhail Kornienko, both flight engineers, enjoy the wonder of Earth’s changing vistas from the station’s cupola. …

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Canadarm2 on Expedition 42


Expedition 42 commander and NASA astronaut, Barry Wilmore, and European Space Agency astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to grapple the SpaceX Dragon (CRS-5) ship on Jan. 12 2015

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Marine Robot Autonomy


by Mae L. Seto (Editor) Autonomy for Marine Robots provides a timely and insightful overview of intelligent autonomy in marine robots. A brief history of this emerging field is provided, along with a discussion of the challenges unique to the underwater environment and their impact on the level of intelligent autonomy required. Topics …

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Raspberry Pi for Beginners:


by, Matthew Oates Publication Date: February 11, 2015 How to get the most out of your raspberry pi, including raspberry pi basics, tips and tricks, raspberry pi projects, and more! The Raspberry Pi is a small computer that is affordable, fun, practical, and rapidly growing in popularity. It …

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Make: Getting Started with Arduino:


Make: Getting Started with Arduino: by Massimo Banzi, Michael Shiloh The Open Source Electronics Prototyping Platform Arduino is the hot open source prototyping platform for artists, hobbyists, students, and anyone who wants to create interactive physical environments. Getting Started with Arduino is co-authored by Arduino co-founder Massimo Banzi, and incorporates his experience in teaching, using, and creating Arduino. …

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Body Slamming Allowed!


Robot Battles returned to Atlanta for the 24th year in a row at this year’s Dragon*Con convention, held Labor Day weekend. Brian Nave, our intrepid reporter, TV robotics host and a top competitor in combat robotics was there with camera in hand, covering the event

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Robot Surveillance


An autonomous robot embarks on a mission to identify and then lock-on to a coded target at the recent 2014 Robosub event held at the San Diego Transdeck.

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Shrederator vs. Touro Maximus


Shrederator and Touro Maximus send sparks flying in their short combat match at the 2014 STEMtech Olympiad. The match was held at the inaugural 2014 eMerge Americas event

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Robot Magazine Seeks Writers!


Share your special project or organization's initiatives in this highly respected publication, and add to your CV or resume.

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The Principles Of Object Oriented Java Script


by Nicholas C. Zakas, No Starch Press If you’ve used a more traditional object-oriented language, such as C++ or Java, JavaScript probably doesn’t seem object- oriented at all. It has no concept of classes, and you don’t even need to define any objects in order to …

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