NASA: Robonauts on Moon By 2013



This week, NASA announced plans to "land an operational humanoid robot on the moon in 1,000 days." The contractor of choice? Armadillo Aerospace, founded by gaming godfather John D. Carmack (Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein, etc.).

The Dallas Observer has extensive coverage, including NASA's "Project M" whitepaper. Read more at the NASA robonautics website.

(thanks, Nick Rallo, image: NASA/GM)