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Webinar: Liquid handling Event by Festo UK & Ireland

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01/12/2020(10:00-11:00)

How pressure-over-liquid provides precise, accurate and cost-effective throughput Precise and accurate (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

20/04/2021 - 22/04/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Hall effect sensors for Mars Rover robotic arm

Hall effect sensors for Mars Rover robotic arm

TT Electronics has announced that its sensors will be used in the NASA mission to the planet Mars in 2020. The robustness of the company’s Hall-effect sensors enables them to withstand the harsh environments found on Mars. 

The Hall-effect sensors from TT Electronics are key components in NASA’s new Mars 2020 Rover that will be landing on the surface of the red planet in 2021. These sensors detect magnetic fields in motors that control the speed and movement of the robotic arm of the Mars Rover.

The Mars 2020 Rover will carry an entirely new subsystem to collect and prepare Martian rocks and soil samples.  This subsystem will include a coring drill on its arm, controlled partially by TT Electronics’ Hall-effect sensors.  About 30 samples will be deposited at select locations for return to Earth.

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