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Sewer inspection robot. Close-up of MAKRO, a multi-segment robot designed to clean sewage pipes. MAKRO will be used in pipes that are inaccessible to humans. It is designed to act autonomously, replacing the current rigid, mobile platforms that are remote-controlled by human operators through a cable. MAKRO is being built at the German National Research Centre (GMD). Photographed in Germany.
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