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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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Save Spirit

The journey should have ended a long time ago on Mars.  But somehow the rover Spirit has carried on.  It is now having problems with the right front and rear wheel and has been unable to move forward since December … 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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