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Students Build Mars Rover Replica

Posted 8 Feb 2002 at 15:19 UTC by steve Share This

A team of students from Ithaca College and Cornell University have constructed a full-scale replica of the Mars Exploration Rover (MER). They were assisted by Steven Squyres, a Cornell astronomy professor who is working on Athena, the real MER. Their team leader was Miles Johnson, who worked on construction of MADDOG, a previous MER replica.

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