Entries by Timothy Koenig

Charge Robotics uses mobile factory to assemble solar panels

As a response to the growing demand for solar energy and a persistent labor shortage, Charge Robotics has introduced a solution that harnesses the power of automation to streamline the assembly of solar panels. The company has developed a mobile factory, similar to a shipping container, where robotic arms piece together solar panels. Once steel […]

Challenges for machines on the moon

Extreme lunar temperatures continue to pose challenges for machines operating on the moon. Recently, Intuitive Machines’ lander, Odysseus, experienced permanent damage attributed to the harsh cold. However, a Japanese moon lander has demonstrated resilience by successfully awakening after enduring the frigid lunar night, lasting 14 days. During this period, it was strategically placed into a […]