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title On Mars since 2004
text 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.
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