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NASA shares the latest balance test video of perseverance Mars probe

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2020/4/22 10:35:09     readed:733

According to foreign media reports, NASA's next Mars probe is only a few months away from the launch window in July.Now, the perseverance detector team is busy with the final preparations, including quality performance testing to ensure the detector balance."Accurate measurements of mass characteristics are essential for a safe landing on Mars because they help ensure that spacecraft can fly accurately throughout the trip," NASA said in a statement released Monday

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In addition, NASA shared behind the scenes video of the test.

To balance, NASA's team added 13.8 pounds (6.27 kg) to the chassis, which the team compared to adding weight to the rims of car tires.

If all goes well, the rover will join curiosity on Mars in February 2021.

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