Moon Rover Reporting for Duty: 'Andy' Joins Astrobotic Team

November 25, 2014 2:39 PM

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"We don't do anything just to win a prize. If we're on the moon anyway, we're going to do something while we're up there," William "Red" Whittaker, a robotics professor at CMU and director of the Field Robotics Center, said Monday in a news release.

Whittaker led the team that won the $2 million DARPA Urban Challenge in 2007 with a robo-car that could drive itself through an urban obstacle course. That demonstration helped blaze a trail for a new generation of autonomous road vehicles. Similarly, Whittaker hopes Andy will blaze a trail on the m...

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