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Where Do You Test a Tool Bound For Mars? Greenland

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Mars on Earth

Project engineers Sean Yoon and Justin Spring prepare to drill into a weathered type of rock known as gossan. It is similar to the rocks found on Mars.

Credit: Honeybee Robotics

Every morning this week, Justin Spring and Sean Yoon got up and drove down a bumpy dirt road. They piled their packs onto their backs and hiked 45 minutes up a hill. Then they stepped onto Mars.

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