Mini Rover moving on sand - 2

Mini Rover moving on sand - 2

Built with multifunctional appendages able to spin wheels that can also be wiggled and lifted, the Mini Rover was modeled on a novel NASA rover design and used in the laboratory to develop and test complex locomotion techniques robust enough to help it climb hills composed of granular material, here ordinary beach sand. (Credit: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Aerospace, Engineering, Physics and Physical Sciences, Robotics
Keywords
Mini Rover, planetary exploration, planetary explorer, lunar explorer, robot
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 13, 2020 - 9:59am
  • Last Updated: May 13, 2020 - 9:59am