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maxon 16.04.2021
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driven: The field of the future

The new issue of driven, the maxon magazine, awaits the reader with fascinating articles about agricultural robotics, drone technology, and cleanrooms.
Interview
Interview

“We will get incredibly valuable data”

For the first time, a helicopter will take off from the surface of Mars. Aerospace engineer Matt Keennon explains how this impossible mission became a reality.
maxon takes to the air
Maxon Inside

maxon takes to the air

The drive system specialist is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality of components are becoming more important.
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Customizations to standard motors for space

Through a combination of standard industrial motors and creative collaboration, technology-forward customizations are made to allow high-precision, long-life motors to make it to Mars and beyond.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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.
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.
Journey to the sun
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Journey to the sun

Our knowledge about the Sun is still very limited. But this is about to change.
Electric motors in passenger aircrafts
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Electric motors in passenger aircrafts

In passenger aircraft, numerous small electric motors are taking over tasks that used to be performed mechanically or hydraulically. This is a rapidly growing trend.
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The docking system for safe space rendezvous

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a new system to enable easy docking between two spacecraft.
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Maxon Inside

“The differences are huge”

Hydraulic systems are increasingly being replaced by electric systems in aerospace. Aerospace project manager Robin Phillips knows why – and provides an outlook into the future.
5 Trends in aviation
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5 Trends in aviation

Learn more about some thrilling projects that researchers and engineers are working on.
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NASA’s InSight lander starts digging on Mars

The Mole is about to start its work on the Red Planet and go deeper than ever before.
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Free-flying camera robot supports astronauts on the ISS

Meet a new colleague for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS): an autonomous camera drone.
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First Mars helicopter will fly with Swiss DC motors

In 2020, the US space agency NASA will send a new rover to the Red Planet. Included: a small helicopter, which will take the first aerial photos of Mars.
Two rovers on their way to Mars
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Two rovers on their way to Mars

Two space agencies each plan to send a rover to Mars. We show the differences between the high-tech vehicles.
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