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Furbys were the first successful attempt to manufacture and sell domestic robots. They were made by Tiger Electronics from 1998 to 2000.
Yuki-taro – a snowplough robot, navigates using GPS and two video cameras embedded in its eyes. It collects and presses snow into bricks and leaves them behind it. Developed by a team of researchers from five Niigata-based organisations to clear snow that presents difficulties for residents, especially the elderly, for whom clearing paths and driveways is – hard labour. 2007
“The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Works Progress Administration) was an American New Deal agency, employing millions of job-seekers (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.”
Lunokhod 1 has landed in the Sea of Rains 17.11.1970, Lunokhod 2 has landed 15.01.1973, created in USSR
Clanks from the webcomic http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/, by Phil and Kaja Foglio.
Red Robot from Diesel Sweeties went from being a web comic to syndication in print. Drawn by Richard Stevens, Diesel Sweeties started on the web in April 2000. © 2007 by Richard Stevens
Vikings 1 and 2 landed in 1976, B1 -on an ancient lava flow, B2 -about 5 thousand km from B1 6 weeks later. Orbital support and rovers took more than 55,000 photographs. Over the next 4 years, more than 4 million reports of weather on the surface of Mars were transmitted to Earth