December 16: Moon Rover


Lunar rovers
(or Moon buggies) were used on the last 3 Apollo missions. A rover allowed astronauts to explore further and carry more equipment. It had a 90 inch wheelbase and a top speed of 22 kph.


Apollo Lunar Surface Journal


APOD

There is still much to learn from the Apollo 17 mission. Moon Zoo needs your help to explore the Apollo 17 landing site.  Celebrate the anniversary with us. Go to http://www.moonzoo.org/ and start clicking! Follow “live” mission tweets from @moonzoo

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About juleswilkinson

Citizen scientist and volunteer. Forum moderator for the Milky Way Project, Solar Stormwatch, Science Gossip and Shakespeare's World. Owner of 3 telescopes, a dog and a meteorite.

2 responses to “December 16: Moon Rover”

  1. Sandro Augusto Silva says :

    Hi!
    Where do I find the images in HD Komarov crater?
    Grateful for the help!

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