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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.
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.
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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

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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Story

Once again, NASA relies on maxon drives

Swiss manufacturer maxon supplies several drives specifically developed for the Perseverance rover.
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Story

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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

"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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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.
Expert Blog
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.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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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Ice core drilling - British Antarctic Survey

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