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NASA: Don’t Start Mourning the Opportunity Rover Just Yet #mars #opportunity futurism.com/opportunity-ro…
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Challenge us!

Electrical engineer Felix Herger on environmental simulations to test the robustness of drive systems.
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Felix Herger Sales Manager
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NASA is about to uncover the secret of rocky planets

To learn about Earth’s past, NASA scientists are turning their gaze to Mars. They send the InSight lander to take the Red Planet’s pulse and temperature.
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Once again, NASA relies on maxon drives

Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for the MARS 2020 rover.
Europe is searching for life on Mars
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Europe is searching for life on Mars

Was there once life on Mars? Or does it perhaps still exist under the surface? The ExoMars rover may hold the key to solving this great puzzle.
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Ice core drilling - British Antarctic Survey

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On Mars since 2004

The NASA rover Opportunity landed on Mars in January 2004. It is still active today and has managed a driving distance of more than 42 kilometers. The rover was equipped with 35 maxon motors each. With a few modifications, the DC motors have no problem withstanding temperature fluctuations from −120 to +25 °C.
Interview
Interview

Made for extreme environments

John Manchester, Engineering Operations Director at Gibson Technology Limited explains in the interview why drives by maxon are suited for the electronic throttle adjustment in the V8 engine of the racing cars.
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Maxon Inside

Putting motors to the test

maxon motor has an in-house development laboratory where motors and gearheads are subjected to harsh testing.
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"On the rim of the Valles Marineris"

Robin Phillips, Aerospace Project Manager at maxon motor ag in Sachseln (Switzerland), comments to three controversial theses on the subject of hypersonic flights and manned trips to Mars and to the Moon.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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Felix Herger Sales Manager
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More power for your mountain bike

Discover the maxon BIKEDRIVE retrofitting kit.