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Mobility testing of the Chandrayaan-2 rover

Mobility testing of the Chandrayaan-2 rover
Mobility testing of the Chandrayaan-2 rover ISRO employs a balloon to counteract 5/6 of the weight of a duplicate of the Chandrayaan-2 rover in order to test its mobility on simulated lunar soil at lunar gravity. From M. Annadurai et al. presentation to the 10th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration, Torino, Italy, 27-29 June, 2017.

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