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resolved: workaround

They have - ""feed extended drilling". The drill feed motor extends and retracts the chunk and drill bit assembly by a few cm. Instead they're positioning the drill bit using the entire arm and turret, which is potentially problematic (which is why the mass and complexity of a drill feed mechanism was sent to Mars in the first place.)

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