Media Advisory – Everything you always wanted to know about rovers!

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LONGUEUIL, QC,Nov. 5, 2020/CNW Telbec/ – Engineers from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will be available today to answer any questions that the public might have about the CSA’s rovers.

The Juno rover: an early version of a rover that could one day be sent to the Moon or Mars. (CNW Group/Canadian Space Agency)

These rovers are the grandparents of the robots that may one day explore the surface of new worlds, acting as eyes and ears for scientists, or even working hand-in-hand with astronauts as robotic helpers. To participate, go to the CSA’s Twitter page: the link to the Reddit page will be tweeted at12:30 p.m.


November 5, 2020


1:30 p.m. ET


Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) about the CSA’s rovers


Team of engineers from the CSA

  • Pierre Allard, robotics engineer, specialized in ground control systems
  • Chantelle Dubois, computer engineer
  • Sébastien Gemme, robotics engineer, specialized in software and computer vision
  • David Gingras, robotics engineer, specialized in guidance, navigation and control
  • Natasha Jackson, robotics engineer, specialized in mechanics
  • Tom Lamarche, robotics engineer, specialized in electronics
  • Martin Picard, senior robotics engineer


The Canadian Space Agency’s Reddit page

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