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2009-09-16 05:10:03

NASA has concluded two weeks of technology development tests on two of the agency's prototype lunar rovers.

2009-09-03 06:26:38

NASA will hold the annual Desert "RATS," or Research and Technology Studies, field test in the Arizona desert this fall, hosting a media day for journalists on Sept. 15.

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2009-04-09 07:30:00

The flight computer onboard the Lunar Excursion Module, which landed on the Moon during the Apollo program, had a whopping 4 kilobytes of RAM and a 74 KB "hard drive." In places, the craft's outer skin was as thin as two sheets of aluminum foil.

2009-03-26 10:36:00

HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's next-generation lunar rover will visit hundreds of high school students as they flex their own robotic muscles at this year's FIRST Robotics Competition Lone Star Regional. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The public can view demonstrations of the Lunar Electric Rover from 10:30 a.m.

2009-01-20 07:00:00

Michelin technology provides astronauts with a smooth ride up Pennsylvania Avenue for 56th presidential inauguration celebration GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan.

2009-01-16 13:28:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the months since it was unveiled, NASA's latest moon rover concept has covered a lot of ground. Up simulated Martian hills, down simulated lunar craters.

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2008-10-27 12:10:00

Roving on the Moon is not easy. Lunar robotic explorers have to travel in a vacuum, over rough and steep terrain covered by crust and dust.

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2008-10-25 13:10:00

A new lunar rover produced by NASA will allow astronauts to travel longer distances without having to wear spacesuits when they return to the moon sometime in the year 2020.

2008-06-24 02:25:00

This patch of desert may resemble the moon, but a team of NASA scientists who came here to test lunar robots, rovers and spacesuits found spring weather in Eastern Washington can be worse than outer space.


Latest Lunar rover Reference Libraries

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2010-11-17 15:43:04

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...

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2010-10-07 15:28:10

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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