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#1 Offline Hapori Tohu

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Posted Nov 10 2012 - 12:10 AM

In what undoubtedly will pave the way for robotic invasions of extraterrestrial moons and planets, a scientist working with NASA and the European Space Agency aboard the International Space Station has successfully controlled a LEGO robot on Earth. The experiment was part of a test of Disruption-Tolerant Networking, a next-generation communications protocol designed for internet-like transmissions across the voids of space. <a href='http://www.technewsworld.com/story/76592.html' target='offsite'>Follow the link</a> for details and a picture of the Mindstorms NXT robot hero.View the full article
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Posted Nov 10 2012 - 01:43 AM

At first I thought this said EarthBound, as in the videogame. :PNevertheless, that's really awesome. It's neat to see all these ways LEGO Bricks can be used in the "real world."
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Posted Nov 11 2012 - 06:11 PM

Sounds awesome!
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Posted Nov 12 2012 - 12:27 AM

For a second I thought they were going to make Earthbound sets.But this is pretty darn awesome too.
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Posted Nov 12 2012 - 10:24 AM

I thought that this article would have something to do with the Earthbound games when I first saw the headline for this. :PBut still, this is really cool.
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Posted Nov 23 2012 - 04:50 PM

I thought that this article would have something to do with the Earthbound games when I first saw the headline for this. :PBut still, this is really cool.

For a second I thought they were going to make Earthbound sets.But this is pretty darn awesome too.

At first I thought this said EarthBound, as in the videogame. :PNevertheless, that's really awesome. It's neat to see all these ways LEGO Bricks can be used in the "real world."

Lol I just realised this

Edited by Reckoner, Nov 23 2012 - 04:50 PM.

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what

 





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