AREE: spacecraft to study the surface of Venus

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In the framework of the recent conference Innovative Advanced Concepts U.S. space Agency NASA has presented a number of interesting developments and projects, one of which turned out to be a very interesting model of the Rover to study the surface of Venus.

The Model is called AREE — Automaton Rover for Extreme Environments and was developed by experts of laboratory of jet propulsion (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory). The design of the Venus system can withstand temperatures up to 450 degrees Celsius and a pressure in the earth 90 times. The design of the device AREE uses adverse conditions in its order: energy is produced by wind currents and on-Board computer designed to withstand such harsh environments. The information is transmitted in Morse code with a movable paddle with mirror reflector, and fast are the balloons placed in the upper atmosphere, second planet from the Sun. They transmit a signal to the space station, and the station — on the Ground. It is noteworthy that the development AREE participated Dutchman Theo Jansen, famous for creating sculptures that resemble skeletons of animals that can move under the influence of wind on the sandy beaches.

The Venusian Rover has a lot of similarities with the work of teo features. For example, manipulators. According to the researchers, manipulators was established personally by Mr. Jansen. Their length and additional nodes allow the unit to AREE to navigate through the rough the surface of Venus and get «on foot» after a fall. On top of the device is protected from special material to withstand strong winds of Venus. Learn more about machine AREE you through the video below.

Http://youtu.be/AXRzphkNXvM

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