Gecko Griper and Robotic Arm (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers mounted a slightly modified version of the gripper on a robotic arm at JPL. They showed it's capable of lifting up to 45 lbs. Credit JPL Usage Restrictions Please credit JPL Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.