NASA scientists expect to use methods Teleroboticskak ubiquitous tool for space research, organizing a symposium at the beginning of next month to discuss possible preliminary tests of such a strategy. Along with providing security for the astronauts in low orbit of the planet, where the potential hazards already be overcome, this approach would solve some of the problems of communication, constantly arising in the study of space.
Radio communication between the Earth and Mars may take from 8 to 40 minutes, depending on where in the world is currently located. Because of this, the programming tasks for "rover" takes a long time. To facilitate communication of the Earth and on Mars rover, rover got some new upgrades, so some of the tasks he was able to solve on their own, for example, that it is to investigate, and in preparing the new Mars rover - Curiosity, also has several advanced autonomous capabilities, the most important of which relate to his landing system on the planet.
But even with the advanced system of decision-making, rovers still lack human intervention in the research process, which may lead to a new discovery. The presence of people in the orbit of Mars blurs communication time delay, and can afford to spend much more rapid research.
Manned robots are already performing extremely painstaking task in the world, such as, for example, surgery, and scientists are quite adept at developing inter-planetary rovers. Initial trials of the above methods of planetary exploration, first hold on Earth, with a simulated Martian environment, and future tests are likely to be focused on control of robots on the moon, carrying their control from orbit.