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Patching Pinholes with SPIDERs

February 17  Jeff Eckert, Jenn Eckert

Lockheed has developed “Self-Propelled Instruments for Damage Evaluation and Repair” (SPIDERs) to inspect the helium envelope of its new hybrid airship for pinholes. Five or six of the maintenance bots can locate the holes and apply patches in roughly half the time of humans.

Posted on 02/17 at 11:52 am