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Rolling a Six

All vehicles with six evenly-spaced wheels are cool. Create the wheels yourself with a bucket of Technic pins and some grey dishes and your model will be sub-zero cool.  49 more words


NASA is Using Intel’s Deep Learning to Find Better Landing Sites on the Moon

People have already seen tons of machine learning and neural network applications, but recently NASA announced that their Frontier Development Laboratory (FDL) would cooperate with Intel to apply deep learning for space exploration. 639 more words


Like a Wheel Within a Wheel

Like a circle in a spiral
Like a wheel within a wheel
Never ending or beginning
On an ever-spinning reel
Like a snowball down a mountain… 116 more words


Apollo 15 & the Lunar Rover

On July 30, 1971, Apollo 15 landed on the Moon with the first Lunar Roving Vehicle. This was the ninth manned mission in the United States’ Apollo program, the fourth to land on the Moon, and the eighth successful manned mission. 6,869 more words

Historic Events

Masdar Institute hosts workshop on building a lunar rover

The Yahsat Space Lab at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology hosted a workshop on how to build a lunar rover capable of exploring the moon’s rocky terrain, led by TeamIndus ‒ one of five teams competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE. 8 more words