NASA rides artificial intelligence to the moon and Mars

Analysts say enterprises have a lot to learn from the way NASA uses A.I.

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As NASA sends robotic spacecraft and rovers to the moon and Mars, the space agency has been using artificial intelligence to get the most science out of its missions.

Enterprises could learn a lot from those efforts.

"The more complicated missions get and the farther away spacecraft get, the harder it gets for the normal ways of doing business," said John Bresina, a computer scientist in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA's Ames Research Center. "A.I. is one of the ways you can deal with that issue."

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