Robots Customized for Space Exploration with Shapeshifting Abilities

Mori3: Shape-Shifting Origami Robot for Spacecraft Communication and Repairs


Welcome to our groundbreaking video showcasing the incredible Mori3, a pioneering achievement in the realm of modular robotics! Developed by the exceptional research team at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Mori3 is an innovative origami robot that possesses the extraordinary ability to change shape, interact with objects, and move around with remarkable agility.

Designed with space exploration in mind, Mori3 solves the inherent challenge of limited space in spacecraft by serving multiple functions. Gone are the days of allocating precious storage for numerous robots, as Mori3 supersedes the need for specialized robots for each individual task.

With their visionary creation, EPFL researchers envision Mori3 playing a vital role in communication and external repairs in future spacecraft. This revolutionary technology will enable seamless real-time communication and efficient repairs, ensuring smooth and uninterrupted operations in the vast expanse of space.

Join us as we dive deep into the intricacies of Mori3, witnessing its impressive shape-shifting capabilities and understanding its immense potential for transforming the way we explore and navigate the cosmos.

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A team of researchers have achieved a first in the world of modular robotics by developing an origami robot that can change shape, move around, and interact with objects and people. The robots were designed in part to be used in spacecraft, which don’t have the room to store different robots for each individual task that needs to be carried out.

The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) research team hopes that Mori3 robots will be used for communication purposes and external repairs on the spacecraft of the future.

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