Mars rover on simulated Mars surface
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Tim Peake controls remote control Mars rover from ISS

UK astronaut Tim Peake has performed a challenging remote control experiment from the International Space Station.

He had to command a robot rover on Earth, driving it across a big sandpit in Stevenage, near London, that simulated the surface of Mars.

The Briton experienced some software glitches, but achieved his objectives.

Pallab Ghosh reports.

  • 29 Apr 2016
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