NASA Rover’s Weird Gait Could Conquer Loose Space Soils

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Tests with a miniature model of NASA's Resource Prospector 15 (RP15) rover have demonstrated the rover's ability to escape unpredictably flowing granular terrain without sinking deep into the material, thanks to its peculiar crawling gait.
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05/15/2020 - 08:12