Robot Twins Readied for Journey to Mars Los Angeles Times

Swathed head to toe in surgical garb and huddled over a table, George Nakatsukasa slowly places a sturdy cover over the electronic heart of his six-wheeled patient. Across a room so clean it contains almost no dust, dozens of engineers are circling a second robot, peering beneath layers of aluminized plastic at the thick ropes of cable emerging from its torso.