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Japan to Send Rover To The Moon

A report recently approved by the Japanese government sets its sights on going to the moon.  At first they thought they wanted a human robot on the moon, but now aim to have a rover on the moon in five … Continue reading

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Missing Soviet Robot Found on The Moon

Lunokhod 1 was a robot type of rover that the Soviets landed on the moon in 197o thanks to the Luna 17 lander. Using solar panels during the day and a radioisotope powered heater at night, the rover was able … Continue reading

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Toyota To Send Robots To The Moon

Toyota recently unveiled a presentation called, “Realization of Moon Exploration Using Advanced Robots by 2020.”. This is part of the Toyota Partner Robot program.  The robots start out by helping us humans on Earth, but then move to the Moon.  … Continue reading

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Regolith Excavation Challenge Winners

The Regolith Excavation Challenge is now over.  The what? – You know, that challenge to see how much moon dirt a moon chucker could chuck if a moon chucker could chuck moon dirt. Well, the winner shown here is Moonraker … Continue reading

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New Lunar Rover

Astrobotic Technology has revealed more information about its lunar rover.  This company is led by William “Red” Whitaker and hopes to win the $20 million Lunar X Prize. Earlier this month Astrobotic Technology unveiled the Moon Digger that they hope … Continue reading

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