A Walk on Mars - experiencing remote worlds locally



 A Walk on Mars
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Our mysterious neighbouring planet Mars is the goal of many space missions. People have not yet managed to put down a foot on the "Red Planet". But in the futuristic-looking holodeck at DLR_School_Lab RWTH Aachen students have a chance to pay Mars a virtual visit. Like the Mars rover Curiosity, they explore the area around the landing place. How can one search for traces of water there? Are there maybe even indications of simple life forms? And how is all that being investigated with the latest robot technology?

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