Mars Science Laboratory CHIMRA : A Device for Processing Powdered Martian Samples

  title={Mars Science Laboratory CHIMRA : A Device for Processing Powdered Martian Samples},
  author={Daniel Sunshine},
  • Daniel Sunshine
  • Published 2010
The CHIMRA is an extraterrestrial sample acquisition and processing device for the Mars Science Laboratory that emphasizes robustness and adaptability through design configuration. This work reviews the guidelines utilized to invent the initial CHIMRA and the strategy employed in advancing the design; these principles will be discussed in relation to both the final CHIMRA design and similar future devices. The computational synthesis necessary to mature a boxed-in impact-generating mechanism… CONTINUE READING


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