27 Feb, 2024
2 mins read

Curiosity dugs a 2-inch-deep hole with its new drilling technique

In the last quarter of 2016, the drill installed at the end of the robotic arm of the Curiosity rover was sidelined because its motor controlling the sideposts stopped working. Soon, engineers at the mission control started troubleshooting the issue and devising workarounds to get the drill up and running which took more than a […]