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By A.J. Roan
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Australian university sets up space lab

Exterres Lab to provide most advanced off-Earth simulations Metal Tech News - March 25, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:59pm

University Adelaide Exterres Laboratory space exploration simulation Australia

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From the 25th to the 27th of March, the University's Maths Lawns will be transformed into a lunar landscape for the challenge, with sandy loam, rocks, craters, a life-sized space lander, solar panel arrays and other space props.

The University of Adelaide has launched Exterres Laboratory, the first of its kind in Australia for an off-Earth surface testing environment for space technology such as rovers – which are destined for the furthest reaches of the universe.

The Extraterrestrial Environmental Simulation (Exterres) Laboratory, located on North Terrace campus, will provide a crucial stepping-stone in developing t...

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