“Success Comes Down to Mitigating Power Consumption” – ASME on Motiv’s Lunar Robotic Arm

“Success Comes Down to Mitigating Power Consumption” – ASME on Motiv’s Lunar Robotic Arm (Pasadena, California – April 26, 2021) There are thousands of factors that go into a successful lunar mission. Planning. Engineering. Design, materials and execution. One that often gets overlooked? Power consumption. An article on Motiv’s COLDArm, published by the American Society…

Aviation Week Reveals New COLDArm Specs

Aviation Week Reveals New COLDArm Specs (Pasadena, California – April 19, 2021) The other week, Aviation Week dug into our work on COLDArm, and its lunar applications.   At the Moon, NASAʼs stepping stone to the future human exploration of Mars, Motivʼs Cold Operable Lunar Deployable Arm, or COLDArm, will be prepared to excavate and…

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Aviation Today: “The Robotic Arm and Instruments That Will Drill, Analyze and Visualize Mars”

Aviation Today: “The Robotic Arm and Instruments That Will Drill, Analyze and Visualize Mars” (Pasadena, California – April 16, 2021) About a month ago, NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover landed on the Red Planet.  Since then, it’s been sending back audio recordings, spotting dust devils, showing off its belly, and generally going about its important…

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Motiv in the WSJ: The Pentagon Wants Autonomous Vehicles

Motiv in the WSJ: The Pentagon Wants Autonomous Vehicles (Pasadena, California – April 5, 2021) Motiv’s Vice President of Business Development, Tom McCarthy, was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article that discussed the Pentagon’s drive for autonomous vehicles.   Pentagon programs are currently developing autonomous aerial fuel tanker deliveries, pilotless jet fighters, a…