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Collecting and processing samples

For this session students will work out a limited set of instructions to enable the ExoMars rover to find good locations to take samples for analysis. They will have to consider carefully what instructions the software will have to carry out to make the ExoMars rover’s hardware function effectively. They will then create flow charts and decision trees to plan the movement and sampling for the ExoMars rover.

These resources are set in the context of the European Space Agency ExoMars mission, which includes the launch and operation of the Rosalind Franklin rover to the surface of Mars in 2022/2023.

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