What are Space Robots ?
Space Robots are used to aid, augment, or substitute for astronauts in order to do difficult tasks such as repairs in dangerous environments routine procedures ( video captures ), etc.
It is a joint DARPA–NASA project designed to create a humanoid robot that can function as an equivalent to humans during the 1970s and exploration.
Pronounced “Razor”, stands for Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot. It is a lunar robot that will autonomously excavate soil when it is near completion.
Arachnid inspired Extra Vehicular Robot (EVR) designed by NASA for construction, maintenance, and repair projects in future space missions that would be too difficult for a human.
All-Terrain Hex-Legged Extra-Terrestrial Explorer is a six-limbed robotic lunar rover test-bed that is being developed in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at California Institute of Technology.
Dextre is a two-armed robot, or telemanipulator, which is part of the Mobile Servicing System on the International Space Station (ISS). It replaces some activities otherwise requiring spacewalks.
Spheres stand for Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites, Each Sphere is self-contained with its own power, propulsion, computers, and navigation equipment.
Curiosity Rover :
The Mars rover Curiosity is a mobile laboratory that was launched from Cape Canaveral in 2011. This was the largest rover NASA has put on Mars, being twice as long and five times as heavy as its processors.
Pioneer is a robot developed in response to the Chernobyl disaster to clear rubble, make maps, and acquire samples inside the Chernobyl Unit reactor building. The Pioneer project is a collaboration of many groups inside and outside NASA.