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Lunar Rover



The Lunar Rover was used on the last 3 of the Apollo Missions to the moon. Using the Rover, astronauts were able to travel further across the moon surface.

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This is a photo of the Lunar Rover (LR) used during the Apollo 17 Mission. Click on the picture above to see a QuickTime movie of the rover in action on the moon.


More information about the Lunar Rover including statistics on its size, weight and purpose will help you learn more about this "dune buggy" Moon vehicle.