Overview of potential NASA Mars rover. CU of flashing lights over rocks. 90s 3D graphics of rover.  WS of Ambler rover at the Carnegie Mellon robotics institute which can travel over large boulders. VO explains that most robotics need a human controller but this one doesn't. WS of African American kids pressing buttons to control a dinosaur robot. WS of Ambler robot moving and overview of its laser view system for detecting objects. CU of small MIT robot which walks like an insect. WS of of small robot moving in simulated Mars environment. Ends with CU of black child's hand touching buttons at robot dinosaur exhibit.