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Change in rover speed on inclines and declines
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Just a suggestion, not sure if the real rovers do this, but when going uphill, would the rover slow down a bit has it climbs? I know the gravity is much lower, but it would have some effect surely? The same is true when going down a hill. Surely it would pick up speed a little?


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Bigdave151985 set Category to category:suggestions.Aug 12 2013, 8:58 PM
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All I can say is when the USA went to the moon, their rovers wheel had to spin not too fast and not too slow for them to keep the rover from digging into the moon dust. This same thing could happen on mars so going down a hill would be a no if true, however going up a hill if the motors can handle the change in work (as in the added Joules from gravity) then it could stay the same speed.