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Robotic Shovelful of Mars

Samuel Bouchard
by Samuel Bouchard. Last updated on Jan 29, 2015 10:19 AM
Posted on Aug 06, 2008 5:08 PM. 1 min read time

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Wow, a single photograph showing two of my favourite fantasies: a nice little excavator and a Martian robot. This is Phoenix, obviously. You can learn more about it on APOD. By the way, last week’s Soleil reported a touch of Quebec on Mars or, more precisely, in the robot – I quote: “René Fradet,CEO of the California company, Alliance Spacesystems Inc. (ASI), who developed the Phoenix robot arm, attended Cégep de Limoilou.”

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Samuel Bouchard
Written by Samuel Bouchard
Samuel is CEO and co-founder of Robotiq. His mission is to free human hands from repetitive tasks. He is also the author of Lean Robotics: A Guide to Making Robots Work in Your Factory. He lives in Québec City with his wife and four children.
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