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Shape shifting bots could be the key to planetary exploration

The bots are designed to be collapsable and flexible so that they can be dropped onto the surface of a planet without the need for expensive landing gear.
magdalena_petrova@idg.comThe robots are made from a number of rods and cables allowing them to easily adapt to moving through challenging terrains and making it much easier for them to be dropped onto the surface of planets than current rovers.

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