myonic ball bearings also rotate on and around Mars.
Ball bearings manufactured in Leutkirch are not only found on our beautiful planet, they can also be found on Mars, where they prove their high precision and quality: On the surface of Mars in the NASA Mars rover Curiosity.
After landing, Curiosity began sending its first images to Earth. myonic ball bearings from Leutkirch, specifically our ULQW 917 X ball bearings, are installed in the Cooler K508 cooling system for infrared appliances.
The systems are all in top condition and Curiosity has successfully exceeded its originally estimated operating time by far.