Picking up lightsabres for Mars

Picking up lightsabres for Mars
  • A seemingly easy task is being tested to find the best strategy to collect samples on the Martian surface, some 290,000 million kilometers away from home.
  • The Sample Transfer Arm will need to load the tubes from the Martian surface for delivery to Earth.
  • ESA’s robotic arm will collect them from the Perseverance rover, and possibly others dropped by sample-recovery helicopters as a backup.
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