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Progress Towards Robust Mobility Analysis for a Legged Planetary Fetch Rover

  title={Progress Towards Robust Mobility Analysis for a Legged Planetary Fetch Rover},
  author={B. Yeomans and C. Saaj},
Legged rovers offer a potentially superior alternative to wheeled locomotion for the exploration of challenging planetary terrains. Compared with a wheeled vehicle, a walking rover will have improved agility, slope climbing and rough terrain capability. However, when it comes to the analysis of the interaction with deformable terrain, surprisingly little study has been made of the terramechanics applicable to the type of micro - legged vehicle that might be deployed on a future mission. This… Expand

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