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REX - Robot EXplorer

A science rover that can be equipped with a robotic arm to collect rock and soil samples. Rex successfully completed its first mission on Earth in a joint NASA-CSA field test at the Flagstaff Meteor Crater, Arizona, in 2010.

Technical details

Target destination Mars
Size (Length, width, height) 1.52 m x 1.42 m x 0.76 m
Mass 140 kg
Speed 0.14 km/h
Powered by Electrical Power, rechargeable batteries


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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA)

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