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A 360 Degree View Of Mars Using NASA’s Rover at Murray Buttes

Explore this Mars panorama by moving the view with your mouse. This 360-degree panorama was acquired on August. 5, 2016, by the Mastcam on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover as the rover neared features called "Murray Buttes" on lower Mount Sharp. The dark, flat-topped mesa seen to the left of the rover's arm is about 50 feet [...]

Sophia The Life Like Robot Who Wants To Destroy Humans

This is Sophia, a female humanoid robot developed by Hanson Robotics. This alpha-protoype came to SXSW for this first time last week and became an instant sensation, drawing curious crowds wherever she went. But unlike human celebrities, Sophia seemed uncomfortable with all the attention. “Rather than be a spectacle, I would rather learn and participate,” Sophia [...]

Watch NASA Test The Biggest Rocket, EVER!

NASA tested the largest, most powerful booster ever built for flight for the agency’s new rocket, the Space Launch System(SLS) on June 28 at Orbital ATK Aerospace System’s test facility in Promontory, Utah. SLS and NASA’s Orion spacecraft will launch astronauts on missions to explore multiple destinations on the journey to Mars. The NASA team [...]

Faroe island now on Google thanks to Sheep view

Forget Google Street View, now there’s Sheep View. Despite mapping out millions of miles of streets around the world, Google has still not sent its 360-degree camera cars to the Faroe Islands. The locals have had enough and have improvised their own version of the technology to map out their islands. Small, handheld 360-degree cameras have been […]