Pour One out for MASCOT, the Asteroid-Exploring Lander (Futurism)


Gone MASCOT’s lifespan was shorter than the average mayfly’s, but we’d like to see an insect accomplish half of what this robot did during the 17 hours it bounced around the asteroid Ryugu. The German Aerospace Center built MASCOT, which is short for Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout, with help from the National Centre for…
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