This is a hopping/tumbling robot called 'Hedgehog' that scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will test on a parabolic aircraft flight.
Add image to your album
Email this page Post this page to your Facebook wall Tweet this page

Hedgehog

This is a hopping/tumbling robot called "Hedgehog" that scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will test on a parabolic aircraft flight.

NASA manages the Flight Opportunities manifest, matching payloads with flights, and will pay for payload integration and the flight costs for the selected payloads. No funds are provided for the development of these payloads.

The Flight Opportunities Program, part of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, is managed at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, California. NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, manages the solicitation and selection of technologies to be tested and demonstrated on commercial flight vehicles.

For more information on the Flight Opportunities program, visit http://flightopportunities.nasa.gov.

Image details

ID#:
PIA18536

Date added:
2014-07-10

Mission:
NASA's Flight Opportunities Program

Rating:



Views:
761

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA18536.tif (6.95 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA18536.jpg (0.15 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech