Mars exploration rover mobility development

  title={Mars exploration rover mobility development},
  author={Randel A. Lindemann and Donald B. Bickler and Brian D. Harrington and Gary M. Ortiz and Christopher J. Voothees},
  journal={IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine},
The Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Project was launched in mid-2000 to land two mobile exploration platforms at different science targets on the red planet. The centerpiece of each mission is the rover and its scientific payload. Spirit and Opportunity are identical vehicles, and each carries the same science payload and engineering subsystems. NASA's current… CONTINUE READING