Compatibility tests between the mars vehicle system test bed and RIMFAX radar antenna prototype for the mars 2020 mission


NASA's Mars 2020 rover will carry a wideband (150 MHz to 1200 MHz) ground penetrating radar—RIMFAX, contributed by FFI of Norway—to survey the subsurface geology of Mars. RIMFAX will take radar soundings while the rover drives across the Martian terrain, which presents possible compatibility issues between rover and radar operations. In order… (More)


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