The further spacecraft travel from Earth, the more probes, rovers, and on-board equipment will have to think for themselves. NASA has sent several generations of rovers to Mars, but signals between man and machine take at least half an hour to reach one another.
With lofty goals of exploring more distant worlds and sending robots deeper into space, communication will be even more complicated. So scientists want future space robots to be able to work on their own—using artificial intelligence. Read entire article here>