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Terramechanics Research Aims to Keep Mars Rovers Rolling


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Terramechanics

From left: Karl Iagnemma and Carmine Senatore.

Credit: Bryce Vickmark

In May 2009, the Mars rover Spirit cracked through a crusty layer of Martian topsoil, sinking into softer underlying sand.

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