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NASA concept for exploring Europa with squid-like robot

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This artist's rendering depicts 2015 NIAC Phase I Fellow Mason Peck's soft-robotic rover for planetary environments for missions that cannot be accomplished with conventional power systems. It resembles a squid, with tentacle-like structures that serve as electrodynamic 'power scavengers' to harvest power from locally changing magnetic fields. The goal is to enable amphibious exploration of gas-giant moons like Europa.

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No, leave Europa alone!

all these worlds are yours except europa attempt no landing there use them together use them in peace meme Imgur Tumblr vostok5.jpg

You had me at squid robot. Sorry, Europa.

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