Super-size Mars rover blasts off, big...

Super-size Mars rover blasts off, biggest robotic explorer ever built to roam another planet

There are 1 comment on the Medincine Hat News story from Nov 26, 2011, titled Super-size Mars rover blasts off, biggest robotic explorer ever built to roam another planet. In it, Medincine Hat News reports that:

A super-size rover zoomed toward Mars on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet.

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Toronto, Canada

#1 Nov 26, 2011
... to Mars. We'll get it on the ground and see what we find."

It was designed by Prof. Ralf Gellert of the University of Guelph.

The tool will analyze chemical elements in Martian rocks and soil.

"It's a good model for partnership for Canada," said ... Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, NASA, Space, Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Canada, Longueuil, QC

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