VIDEO: Tim Peake drives remote Mars rover

UK astronaut Tim Peake has performed a challenging remote control experiment from the International Space Station.

He had to command a robot rover on Earth, driving it across a big sandpit in Stevenage, near London, that simulated the surface of Mars.

The Briton experienced some software glitches, but achieved his objectives.

Pallab Ghosh reports.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36174838#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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