Photo: New Moon Rover Mixes Old-School Smarts With Latest Tech



The small pressurized rover, informally called the Chariot, is a working prototype design for the next vehicle to drive on the moon.

As part of the rover's development, engineers have been combining consumer car technology—such as the active suspension used on SUVs—with tips from Apollo astronauts who drove the original moon buggies in the 1970s.

Photograph courtesy NASA


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