Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:21 PM EDT
A Mars Hill company plays a key role in NASA's Mars exploration. The Curiosity Rover includes equipment made by Advanced Superabrasives. One piece is a rock abrasion tool. The tool is used for digging into the red planet. The owner of the company says being part of Curiosity raised morale. The company also made a roughing and polishing wheel for the rover. Advanced Superabrasives is working on another grinding wheel for an upcoming Moon mission. In 2014, there are plans for a core drill to help collect samples on Mars.
Mars Hill Company Makes It To Mars
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