In This Issue ...
36 Build the Kronos Flyer
by Michael Simpson
Part 6: APM 2.5
Per reader requests, this final
installment of our quadcopter
build will discuss the APM 2.5
controller in detail.
46 Robotic Sensors
by John Blankenship
and Samuel Mishal
Part 2: Their Use With Robotic Arms.
Using the principles of identification
discussed last month, we’ll have our
mobile robot find and retrieve objects
with an arm and gripper.
54 Give Yourself a Weapon!
by Zachary Lytle
As a follow-up to the hugely popular
Give Yourself a Wedgie project that appeared in the
October 2012 issue, this article will show you how
to add either a clamp or lifter weapon to your robot.
71 NASA Engineers Building Lunar Mining Robot
by Kevin Berry
Although RASSOR is far from being space-ready, this
autonomous machine will ultimately play a key role in
being able to process water and fuel from lunar soil.
The Combat Zone...
26 BUILD REPORT:
Mini Bot Hockey Bots — Part 3
29 Is This the Future of Combat Robotics?
30 PARTS IS PARTS:
Finger Tech Robotics Power Switch
32 EVENT REPORT:
Robots, Birthday Cake, and
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