New NASA Lunar Rover In Presidential Inaugural Parade

Amidst all the hullabaloo covering the new Presidential limo earlier this week, we managed to miss the live unveiling of NASA's latest two-man, pressurized, tweel-equipped, all-electric moon rover called the Lunar Electric Rover. » 1/23/09 4:30pm 1/23/09 4:30pm

Lunokhod or MOLAD? Rollin' Extraterrestrial Style!

Initially, this post was to be about NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race, a competition for brainiacal science types who want to design human-powered vehicles approximating the size of the original LRV used on the later Apollo missions. But our research led us to the Lunar and Planetary Rovers website, and there we obsessed… » 1/17/08 2:30pm 1/17/08 2:30pm