At present, Mars rover Curiosity is running its mission on the red planet, Mars. NASA has spent billions of dollars to make Mars rover Curiosity. But using LEGO brick and following some instruction, anyone can build real Mars rover alike Curiosity at home or anywhere. Now you can take the fun and excitement to the next level for all the kids in your family with the own LEGO Mars rover – Curiosity.
Stephen Pakbaz, a mechanical engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory who helped design the real Curiosity rover has brought a model of the Curiosity using LEGO Brick. Goes beyond saying, this artificial Curiosity has not that much length or weight like the real one, but its looks is completely like the real Curiosity. The suspension system on this model works the same way as the real one, with an offset differential mechanism. The Lego Curiosity Rover has “a fully articulated arm, a deployable mast, a working rocker-bogie suspension that allows it to climb over large rocks and keep all of its wheels on the ground’.