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Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid
Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid

29 Mar 2022, 11:48 UTC / The SORA-Q robot was co-developed by a company called TakaraTomy, best known for creating the original Transformers toys

 
Chinese Rover Finds Mysterious Glass Beads on the Far Side of the Moon
Chinese Rover Finds Mysterious Glass Beads on the Far Side of the Moon

24 Feb 2022, 01:20 UTC / China’s Yutu-2 rover has found something that scientists haven't seen before on the far side of the Moon: transparent glass spheres

 
“Mysterious Hut” on the Far Side of the Moon Turns Out to Be Bunny-Shaped Rock
“Mysterious Hut” on the Far Side of the Moon Turns Out to Be Bunny-Shaped Rock

13 Jan 2022, 07:05 UTC / Chinese Yutu 2 rover takes long detour to study strange formation spotted by accident, makes completely unsurprising discovery

 
Nissan Aims for the Moon With New Lunar Rover Concept Built With JAXA
Nissan Aims for the Moon With New Lunar Rover Concept Built With JAXA

2 Dec 2021, 08:24 UTC / The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Nissan have teamed up to build a new lunar rover vehicle, with battery-electric power and e-4ORCE technology

 
Northrop Grumman Announces Next-Gen Lunar Rover To Support Human Exploration of the Moon
Northrop Grumman Announces Next-Gen Lunar Rover To Support Human Exploration of the Moon

17 Nov 2021, 09:37 UTC / Northrop Grumman and a team of experts from AVL, Intuitive Machines, Lunar Outpost, and Michelin are working on developing the next-gen Lunar Terrain Vehicle.

 
GM, Lockheed Martin Announce Electric, Fully Autonomous Lunar Rover
GM, Lockheed Martin Announce Electric, Fully Autonomous Lunar Rover

27 May 2021, 04:21 UTC / With “innovative capabilities,” the lunar rover will “support discovery in places were humans have never gone before,” the companies say

 
Hankook Origami, Shape-Shifting Wheel Is Perfect for Exploring Alien Planets
Hankook Origami, Shape-Shifting Wheel Is Perfect for Exploring Alien Planets

11 Apr 2021, 05:21 UTC / Researchers have developed a new wheel prototype that changes shape and tread at the push of a button, which makes it ideal for rovers and combat robots

 
Chinese Moon Rover Becomes Longest-Lived Lunar Robot
Chinese Moon Rover Becomes Longest-Lived Lunar Robot

19 Dec 2019, 15:40 UTC / CNSA confirms that its Yutu-2 rover has had more operating time on the Moon than the previous record holder from Soviet times

 
Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale "Moon Rover" Looks Better Than Most Supercars
Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale "Moon Rover" Looks Better Than Most Supercars

17 Nov 2019, 15:32 UTC / As you can easily tell, the contraption we have here is virtual, as we're looking at one of the boldest rendering the web has delivered all year

 
Lunar Prospector Rover Ready to Map the Moon for Natural Resources
Lunar Prospector Rover Ready to Map the Moon for Natural Resources

14 Nov 2018, 10:18 UTC / Space exploration startup Lunar Outpost unveils the Prospector, a rover meant to map the lunar soil for natural resources

 
China's First and Only Moon Rover, Yutu, is Officially Dead
China's First and Only Moon Rover, Yutu, is Officially Dead

4 Aug 2016, 18:42 UTC / The six-wheeled Jade Rabbit has set the record for the longest operational period for a rover on the Moon, having worked no less than 31 months

 
NASA Lunar Rover Prototype Estimated to Fetch $150,000 at Auction
NASA Lunar Rover Prototype Estimated to Fetch $150,000 at Auction

13 Apr 2016, 14:23 UTC / $150,000 is a lot of money, sufficient to buy a little house, a nice Mercedes-Benz or this, a prototype of the moon buggy

 
Audi Sending a Rover to the Moon, Competing in Google Lunar XPRIZE
Audi Sending a Rover to the Moon, Competing in Google Lunar XPRIZE

25 Jun 2015, 09:50 UTC / Audi wants to be the first car company to put a vehice on the moon and we love the futuristic look of their little space craft