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Nasa Designed This Low-Tech Rover to Survive Venus


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AREE rover, Venus

Automation Rover For Extreme Environments (AREE) rover.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Venus is not pleasant. Its surface, approximately 850 degrees Fahrenheit, is hot enough for paper to spontaneously combust. Its atmosphere, an oppressive mix of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and sulfur dioxide, is dense enough to crush a submarine.

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