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How the Rover Works

  • Emily Lakdawalla
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

Curiosity may look superficially like the Mars Exploration Rovers and Sojourner (Figure 4.1), but its redundant systems, powerful science suite, and complicated sample manipulation make it a different beast entirely. The rest of this book describes all the components that enable Curiosity to do science on Mars, how they are supposed to work, and how things have occasionally gone wrong.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emily Lakdawalla
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  1. 1.The Planetary SocietyPasadenaUSA

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