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NASA is getting ready to melt some space nerd hearts with an adorable little robot named PUFFER -- which stands for Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots -- designed to explore alien worlds like Mars and Europa. The "origami-inspired" rover can fold itself to become as small as a smartphone, but will take on an enormous task once it's ready for use.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

NASA is getting ready to melt some space nerd hearts with an adorable little robot named PUFFER -- which stands for Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots -- designed to explore alien worlds like Mars and Europa. The "origami-inspired" rover can fold itself to become as small as a smartphone, but will take on an enormous task once it's ready for use.