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NASA's flat-packed Puffer robot unfurls for rugged terrain

NASA already has robots exploring the surface of Mars, but there are plenty of places these roaming science laboratories cannot go. One day a pint-sized rover may help fill in the blanks, with the space agency developing a flat-packed, shape-shifting two-wheeler that can not only handle rougher terrain, but can squeeze into confined spaces where organic molecules may be waiting to be discovered.
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