NASA’s New Mars Rover Has Inspector Gadget-esque Front Axel

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The rover—DuAxel—has one axel that can depart from its main body and explore on its own thanks to a tether. This ability to split into two, DuAxel’s builders say, will allow it to explore otherwise impassable terrains on Mars and the Moon.

NASA’s New Mars Rover Has Inspector Gadget-esque Front Axel

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