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Hello everyone

I have a question regarding the Mars rover, Rocker-Bogie design. 
I learned of this suspension design studying the Mars rover but then wondered why it didn't have shocks or dampening mechanism to absorb the impact from falls off of small heights. Wouldn't the electronics or the arm take some of the impact?
Does the rover not need shocks because the robot doesn't go fast? 
But shouldn't it prepare for taking on impact considering that it's roaming around a terrain that isn't known well?

Thank you

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