Sky’s The Limit For CMU Robotics

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupts in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settles safely on the surface of Mars. NASA’s latest venture into space has a picture perfect landing. Photos from Mars are quick to follow. Many of those who worked on this project learned their craft at the Planetary Robotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University.