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Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Starter kit for a moon factory

In their MoonFibre project, researchers developed a miniature system to produce continuous glass fibers under adverse conditions.
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.
Story
Story

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
Story
Story

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 has sent the Perseverance rover, a robot of unparalleled complexity.
maxon drives on the Red Planet
Story

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.
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
Story
Story

Trap the Trash

The startup ClearSpace heads a consortium developing the first debris removal mission in the Earth’s orbital field.
DRIVEN takes a look at the fourth planet
Story

DRIVEN takes a look at the fourth planet

The current issue of maxon’s DRIVEN magazine is dedicated to the Perseverance Mars mission and other space projects.