Challenging martian surface



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Challenging martian surface
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In a special test tank, scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) put the ExoMars rover to the test. The martian traveller must cope with rocks and slopes using its six flexible metal wheels. It is observed by cameras, which record its performance.
Credit: DLR.
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