Posted on March 18th, 2009 No comments
The Aerosonde is a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed to collect weather data, including temperature, atmospheric pressure, humidity, and wind measurements, over oceans and remote areas. On August 21, 1998 a Phase 1 Aerosonde completed a 2,031 mile (3,270 km) flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on February 25th, 2009 No comments
Lunokhod-1 was the first of two unmanned lunar rovers landed on the Moon by the Soviet Union as part of its Lunokhod program. Lunokhod was the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world.
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