A new ESA app enables you to put your smartphone-controlled drone in the place of Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft approaching its target comet. You can try for a perfect landing on the comet while flying your drone for real.
This updated version of the AstroDrone app – first released last year – is part of a crowdsourcing project by ESA’s Advanced Concepts Team. By gathering data from the drone’s sensors and movements, they aim to teach robots how to navigate their environments. Read more.