21 Jan '13, 3am

NASA Planning Angry Birds-Like Rover Invasion Of Mars Moon, Rovers To Explore Martian Moon Phobos

NASA Planning Angry Birds-Like Rover Invasion Of Mars Moon, Rovers To Explore Martian Moon Phobos

NASA is currently in the early planning stages of an entirely new type of exploration rover. Think “Angry Birds”. The new rovers, which look a great deal like the birds from the popular IOS app, would launch from a mother ship and then swarm the Mars moon Phobos. The researchers think that the new type of rover is perfect for the extremely low gravity environment of Phobos. And would hopefully give researchers much more insight into the mysterious moon. Not much is known about it, researchers aren’t even clear if it’s a true moon, or a captured asteroid. The rovers, which are small, spiky, and spherical, will be the backbone of a proposed mission known as the Phobos Surveyor. “The rovers would take advantage of the low gravity on the Mars moon Phobos, its sister moon Deimos, or asteroids in the solar system. Engineers have designed the devices to work in concert with a nea...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2013/01/20/nasa-planning-angry-bird...

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