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maxon 15.01.2021
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In search of signs of life on Mars

Mars once had liquid water and an atmosphere—was there life too? To answer this fundamental question, NASA sends the Perseverance rover, a robot of unparalleled complexity.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

When all other materials fail

maxon has its own injection molding department for ceramics and metals. It not only produces ceramic spindles, but also special parts for watchmakers and the music industry.
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Affordable Prosthetics empowers amputees

Amputees have lacked robotic prosthetic options that are reasonably priced and offer long-term dependable use. Easton LaChappelle of Unlimited Tomorrow wants to change that.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

Better Gears through Space projects

maxon’s new product family GPX UP (Gear Planetary X-series Ultra Performance) is now available as a standard product offering and a selectable planetary gear type for a configurable X-drives assembly.
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Walking with a big smile

Children with impaired mobility are able to walk again – thanks to a walking robot that grows along with the child.
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Cybathlon: a success for the maxon teams

The CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition is history. Out of the 50 teams participating, one in four teams were using maxon products.
The people behind the Mars drives
Maxon Inside

The people behind the Mars drives

Meet the people behind the drives that handle the precious Mars samples in the Perseverance rover and steet the first Mars helicopter.
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Planning for Obsolescence

A development story
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Expert Blog

5 challenges an electric motor has to overcome on Mars

Every Mars drive from maxon is based on a catalog product and is modified for the specific mission. Learn more.
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Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Precision drives for precision driving’

The team NTHU Racing wants to participate successfully in the formula student competition – with the help of maxon technology.
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How to build an exoskeleton

An exoskeleton must be lightweight, compact, powerful, reliable, and easy to use – what could be easier? Christian Bermes, head of the VariLeg enhanced team explains what it all comes down to.
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Trap the Trash

The startup ClearSpace heads a consortium developing the first debris removal mission in the Earth’s orbital field.
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Cybathlon teams #drivenbymaxon

At Cybathlon 2020, all of the attention will be focused on our main players: The teams. They are competing all around the world in a unique event. Every fifth team uses maxon products. A small selection:
maxon drives on the Red Planet
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maxon drives on the Red Planet

More than 100 electric motors from maxon have been used on the Red Planet. From Sojourner to the new Perseverance rover - the key to success is the same.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

An agile human-friendly collaborative robot

Canadian researchers develop a novel collaborative robot that can match human agility.
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