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Algorithm Helps Drive Mars Curiosity Rover Toward Its Mount Sharp Goal

There are no mechanics on Mars, so the next best thing for NASA's Curiosity rover is careful driving. A new algorithm is helping the rover do just that. The software, referred to as traction control, adjusts the speed of Curiosity's...        
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