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CMU Spinoff Astrobotic Successfully Tests Visually Guided Rocket Landing System
June 26, 2014. Robotics Institute spinoff Astrobotic Technology and Masten Space Systems say a computer vision and navigation system developed by Astrobotic successfully landed Masten’s Xombie vertical-takeoff vertical-landing suborbital rocket at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.
Astrobotic's Red Rover is Best of What's New
November 16, 2011. Astrobotic Technology's Red Rover made Popular Science's annual list of the Best of What's New, announced in the magazine's December issue. The magazine noted that the team, headed by the Robotics Institute's William "Red" Whittaker, took the lead this year over 26 competitors in the race to win the $20 million Google Lunar X Prize.