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LITA Field Testing 2015, Day 10 (April 6)

The LITA team is in the middle of field testing. Our rover Zoe has been driving to preselected locations, and at each location it takes a panorama, takes spectra readings of the surroundings, drills to collects subsurface samples, and uses … Continue »

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LITA Field Testing 2015, Day 6 (April 2)

Yesterday afternoon, the shipping crate carrying the Zoe rover and Honeybee’s LITA drill arrived at Paranal Observatory. We worked into the night and this morning assembling the rover and performing functional tests on its instruments. Today, we transported Zoe to … Continue »

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