Mini Rover moving on sand

Mini Rover moving on sand

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, Robotics
Mini Rover, planetary explorer, robot, lunar rover, exploration
  • Created By: John Toon
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  • Created On: May 13, 2020 - 9:57am
  • Last Updated: May 13, 2020 - 9:57am