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Here are the latest posts about DARPA on Science, Space & Robots:

DARPA Sea Hunter is the World's Largest Self-Driving Ship
DARPA recently launched the world's largest self-driving ship. The ship is 132 feet long and can travel up to 10,000 miles on its own. (May 15, 2016)

DARPA Gives Helicopters Robotic Legs
DARPA is working on robotic landing gear for helicopters so they can land on irregular and moving surfaces. (September 20, 2015)

DARPA Unveils Plans for Flying Drones With Detachable Modules
DARPA has unveiled plans for new vertical takeoff and landing flying drones with detachable mission modules. (February 17, 2014)

DARPA Unveils Menacing Six-Foot-Two, 330 Pound Atlas Robot
DARPA has unveiled a menacing six-foot-two, 320 pound robot named Atlas. It has 28 hydraulically actuated joints. (July 14, 2013)

DARPA's Dexterous New ARM-H Robotic Hand
DARPA released this new video of its new dexterous robotic hand. (May 2, 2013)

DARPA Seeks Transient Electronics That Dissolve After Being Used
DARPA wants transient electronics that can dissolve after being used. (January 28, 2013)

DARPA's Pack Mule Robot Plays Follow the Leader
DARPA's four-legged pack mule robot (built by Boston Dynamics) plays follow the leader in this video. (December 19, 2012)

DARPA Says New Injectable Foam Boosts Survival Rate for Victims of Internal Hemorrhaging
DARPA has announced in a press release that a foam-based product developed by Arsenal Medical could help save lives in the battlefield. (December 13, 2012)

DARPA's Robotic Pack Mules Traverse Rugged Terrain
DARPA has demonstrated improvements to its robotic pack mules developed by Boston Dynamics. (September 11, 2012)

DARPA's Cheetah Robots Hit 28.3 Mph, Now Faster Than Usain Bolt's Peak Speed
DARPA's Cheetah robot continues to get faster. (September 6, 2012)

DARPA Uses Sound to Extinguish a Fire
DARPA uses an acoustic field to extinguish a flame in this clip. (July 18, 2012)

DARPA to Hold Disaster-Response Robot Challenge With $2 Million Prize
DARPA announced plans plans to offer a $2 million prize to whomever can help push the state-of-the-art in robotics beyond today's capabilities in support of the DoD's disaster recovery mission. (April 10, 2012)