Photos: Nasa robots that will explore other worlds and disaster zones


Nasa wants humanoid robots like the Valkyrie to one day help or even take the place of astronauts working in space.

This week Nasa gave Valkyrie prototypes to MIT and Northeastern University so they can help develop software to allow humanoid robots to complete space missions.

Image: Nasa

By Nick Heath

Nick Heath is a computer science student and was formerly a journalist at TechRepublic and ZDNet.