View Full Version : How to Drive a Mars Rover, Part 2

2008-Dec-22, 07:00 PM
The Mars Exploration Rovers have been traversing the surface of the Red Planet for almost five years now. But how exactly are the two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, "driven" from Earth, about 150 million km away? Many of us might have visions of joysticks, similar to what are used for remote control toys, [...]

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