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After a dramatic, albeit premature eulogy, China’s lunar rover has sprung back to life like a zombie from The Walking Dead. The rover was put into hibernation in January, which many believed would have been a permanent sleep for the craft.
China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover experienced a "mechanical control abnormality" and is currently in trouble. According to various media reports, the problems are due to the moon's "complicated lunar surface environment."
China’s space program was dealt another setback on Monday when it lost a $250 million Earth observation satellite just days after successfully launching its first lunar rover.
A French team of scientists have modeled how rovers traveling across the surface of the Moon might be affected by dust.
In the marking of a number of firsts, NASA will be celebrating the anniversary of the first launch of a rover destined for the Red Planet. Opportunity, one of three rovers currently on Mars, blasted off from Cape Canaveral nearly 10 years ago on July 7, 2003.
Forty years ago, man stepped out onto the surface of the moon for the last time during the Apollo 17 mission. On December 11, 1972, astronauts unloaded the lunar rover for a drive around on the moon's surface, beginning the end of the final Apollo missions.
A full size prototype of the Polaris lunar rover was unveiled recently by Astrobotic Technology Inc. Polaris is a water-prospecting robot specially designed to work in the permanently shadowed craters of the lunar poles.
Keeping their eyes on the prize, one team is attempting to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize to send a rover to the moon.
John Young was a NASA astronaut and engineer. He was born as John Watts Young on September 24, 1930 in San Francisco, California but was raised in Orlando, Florida. After high school, Young went to the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering. After his graduation, he entered the United States Navy and served as a Fire Control Officer on the USS Laws. He also completed a tour in the Korean Seas. About ten years...
James Irwin was an American astronaut, an engineer, and was the eighth person to walk on the moon. He was born James Benson Irwin on March 17, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He lived a fairly normal childhood and graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1947. He went on to attend the United States Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1951. Following the Naval Academy, he attended the University of Michigan and earned a Master of Science in...
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