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A Real Engineering Story – Engineering Wheels for Mars

Mission name: Mars Science Laboratory Vehicle name: Curiosity rover Problem: Wheels wearing out on sharp rocks of Mars Solving this problem: Watch this lecture at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) given recently. http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl

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Basics of Space Flight

One of my Engineering Stories is called, “The Orbital Mechanic.” I hope you have read it and enjoyed it. If not, please take 15 minutes and read it for free on this site. It’s one of my favorites. If you’d … Continue reading

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