The Mars Exploration Science Rover is one of several new prototype rovers recently shown off by the Canadian Space Agency. They could be on missions to the moon or Mars by 2020.
Designed to work as a geologist on the Red Planet, it has six wheels, solar panels, a microscope and a coring device. It could help return mineral samples to Earth.
October 23, 2012 11:57 AM PDT
Photo by: Canadian Space Agency
| Caption by: Tim Hornyak
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