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When it comes to space exploration, robots are the rage these days. Now a German robotics group called DFKI is developing a team of robots that might explore the Moon one day.
The two cleverly named robots, SHERPA and CREX, make up the RIMRES (Reconfigurable Integrated Multi Robot Exploration System) project, and each is specialized to perform a certain task.
SHERPA, as you can imagine, is a specialized carrier bot. Its 2.4 meter long 200kg body is designed to move over rough terr…