Mars rovers set to scale heights

 作者:宁珐铫     |      日期:2019-03-03 03:08:00
By Will Knight A ROBOTIC mountaineer that could one day climb cliffs on Mars and even help rescue earthquake victims has taken its first steps. The spider-like robot, called Lemur, was developed by engineers at Stanford University and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California, as a prototype for a fully autonomous rock climber. It can already follow a human climber up an irregular surface without any guidance from a controller. And it has a spookily human gait. JPL is better known for its twin Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity,