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UK firm to send crawling spider-like rover to the moon

From the 2016 Rosetta comet landing, to the development of the Mars rover for ESA’s forthcoming mission to the red planet, British space scientists and engineers are at the heart of some of the world’s most ambitious and challenging space-exploration efforts. Which makes it all the more surprising that our nearest cosmic neighbour – the moon – has never been visited by a UK developed probe or robot. Until now that is.

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