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Mars Rover scientist to speak at UNR today
by Tribune Staff
Feb 05, 2010 | 673 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — A top scientist in charge of mobility and robotics systems for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) will give a presentation today at the University of Nevada, Reno on technology development related to NASA’s Mars Rover program. The presentation is open to the public.

Richard Volpe is manager of the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section at JPL. The section consists of a team of more than 80 robotics engineers who are doing research and spaceflight implementation of robotic systems for roving, digging, ballooning, drilling and other modes of planetary exploration.

The one-hour presentation will start at noon in the Schrugham Engineering Building, Room 234.
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