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AI Robot for future Mars exploration [Video]
Rollin’ Justin is the name of an AI humanoid bot that was developed by the German space agency DLR. It was created for future Mars missions, and will both aid astronauts as well as perform various household tasks. Standing 1.9m tall and weighing 200kg, Rollin’ Justin features 51 degrees of freedom and a 20kg loading capacity.
In addition to the four-finger hands and compliant light-weight arms, it is equipped with four main design features: mechatronic design, compliant whole-body manipulation, mobile manipulation and autonomous task planning and execution. The bot can even achieve independent thinking using advanced AI technology, allowing its to inspect its surroundings, and take on jobs as detailed as cleaning solar panels.