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Students Take The Leash As FIDO, Prototype Mars Rover, Heads Back To The Desert

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May 19, 2000
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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Several groups of high school students will take the controls of NASA's prototype Mars rover, the Field Integrated Design and Operations (FIDO) rover, this week as part of ongoing field tests designed to simulate robotic driving conditions on the red planet.

Several groups of high school students will take the controls of NASA's prototype Mars rover, the Field Integrated Design and Operations (FIDO) rover, this week as part of ongoing field tests designed to simulate robotic driving conditions on the red planet.


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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (2000, May 19). Students Take The Leash As FIDO, Prototype Mars Rover, Heads Back To The Desert. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/05/000519070128.htm
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Students Take The Leash As FIDO, Prototype Mars Rover, Heads Back To The Desert." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/05/000519070128.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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