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Mexico Develops Mining Robots for Lunar Exploration

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Paloma Duran By Paloma Duran | Journalist and Industry Analyst - Wed, 03/02/2022 - 11:41

Five nano robots developed by researchers from UNAM will be sent to the moon in June 2022 as part of a groundbreaking scientific mission to collect key minerals. The robots will measure the temperature of lunar plasma, electromagnetic waves and the size of regolith particles to better understand the potential of space mining. Gustavo Mediana, UNAM Scientist, said that understanding the minerals of the moon is the main objective of the mission. Once the moon has been explored further, asteroids will be studied next. 

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