NASA’s PUFFER Bots Are the Cutest Little Origami-Inspired Planet Explorers

Exploring other planets in our solar system is obviously a daunting and dangerous task that will require only the bravest souls we can muster here on Earth. But first, before we dispatch any real-life Mark Watneys, we need to send in the bots! NASA’s “PUFFER” bots to be specific, which are cute little (relatively) disposable and foldable explorers that will scout out unexplored terrain on other planets.

Via Laughing Squid, The PUFFERs (PUFFER is an acronym for Pop-Up Flat Folding...


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