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Old 08-26-12, 11:52 AM   #1
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Titanium Bike Manufacturer Crafted a Part for Mars Curiosity!

I just saw photos of a member's striking one off Titanium bike on these pages. That reminded me that the NASA website has a pictures of a Titanium robot arm made for the Mars Curiosity rover. The arm was made by Litespeed, a USA Titanium bike manufacturer! Wow.
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Old 08-26-12, 12:01 PM   #2
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I wonder if this gives them marketing rights on the red planet....
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Could be but think of what it would mean to have taken part in manufacturing an important component of Curiosity! Again, wow!
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Campagnolo used to make parts for NASA as well.

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View of the arm:

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/images/...tended-br2.jpg
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