“I’m really excited about the Cardboard Robot, it ties in so well with what we are doing,” said Brian Krauklis, NASA Director (Nottingham Aeronautics and Space Administration). “Every student will have a chance to use the robotic arm. The geologist will use it to collect rock samples and they could also use it to change the fuel cells that power the spaceship.”
The Cardboard Robot is currently seeking funding on the popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Complete kits with all the parts and electronics needed to build a cardboard robot are available for pre-sale for $150 plus shipping.
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