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The invention A sparrow alien Astronautics. A sparrow to explore the moons frosts of Saturn and Jupiter. The Sparrow Robot (robot-sparrow, in English), crea

Science - A sparrow extraterrestrial - The Point

The invention

A sparrow alien

Astronautics. A sparrow to explore the moons frosts of Saturn and Jupiter. The Sparrow Robot (robot-sparrow, in English), created in 2018 by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Nasa), is taking shape. Placed in a ball cage of the size of a soccer ball, he should be able to fly without difficulty the ice surfaces is very rugged of the two moons. But the major innovation is its locomotion, which is guaranteed by the tiny nozzles of rejecting the water vapor. A fuel non-toxic to the environment. They will be able to refuel regularly in water with the lander, q...

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