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…

Perseverance Rover Arm Deployment

Perseverance’s First Flex

Perseverance’s First Flex (Pasadena, California – March 9, 2021) Which of us hasn’t taken a selfie while flexing?   144 million miles away, NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover just did the same thing.  Only, instead of updating its Tinder profile, the flex and selfies were part of a systems check to make sure everything was…