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Motors in Space - September 2020

Edited by Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor

The article "Motors in Space" appeared in the September 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Components like motors, bearings and drives are subject to harsh environments on Earth, but they must be at the top of their game to enjoy space travel. Recent applications from Maxon Motors (Return to Mars) and the University of Michigan (Robotic Legs) illustrate the incredible requirements it takes to handle applications in space and how these components can be utilized here on Earth.

motors, aerospace, Mars, Maxon, Univeristy of Michigan

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