Challenges of Getting to Mars: Testing the Rovers for the Treacherous Martian Terrain


May 24, 2002

See how the scientists and engineers on Earth stretch their imaginations to design the best rover system to deal with the unpredictable dangerous terrain on Mars. Rover team members at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are currently testing the limitations of the rovers through engineering models on Earth so they can safely maneuver the real rovers on Mars.

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