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Airbus space technology reaches Mars
NASA's Perseverance rover relies on industry built weather station and communications antenna
When NASA's Perseverance rover lands on the surface of the Red Planet today, key Airbus technology will be on board: the MEDA meteorological station will provide scientists with valuable Mars weather data and the High Gain Antenna System (HGAS) will ensure a high-speed comms link with Earth for the duration of the MARS2020 mission.Perseverance will use seven scientific instruments to study the...
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