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PlanetVac: A New Approach to Sampling Planetary Surfaces

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Some of the biggest discoveries we make in planetary science rely on the seemingly simple act of picking up pieces of other worlds. But grabbing samples is not easy, and these kinds of missions are expensive and filled with risk.

The Planetary Society wants to help make things better, so we’ve partnered with the innovative space technology company, Honeybee Robotics, to create a planetary surface sampling device called PlanetVac.

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