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  • n. An autonomous flying robot used in the context of unmanned space probes for research within planetary atmospheres.

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  • Can we use solar energy for powering a aerobot (flying robot) by using photovoltaic solar cells on board? en Español

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  • En route to Halley, on Vega program each dropped a Venera-style probe (of which Vega 1's partially failed) and released a balloon-supported aerobot into the upper atmosphere.

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  • It's call the ExoFly, and Ray described it as a "dragonfly-on-steroids … a nimble flapping aerobot."

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  • Well, the ExoFly aerobot is based on that camera-equipped DelFly design, only this time it's gearing up for a trip to Mars -- maybe even Titan or Venus.

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