Definition of lunar roving vehicle in English:

lunar roving vehicle

Line breaks: lunar rov¦ing ve¦hicle
(also lunar rover)

noun

  • A vehicle designed for use by astronauts on the moon’s surface, used on the last three missions of the Apollo project. Also called moon buggy.
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    • In the early sixties, von Braun envisioned a manned lunar rover to aid astronauts on future missions to the moon.
    • This was also the first Apollo mission to include a lunar rover, allowing the astronauts to travel much further from the lander.
    • In forty-five years of spaceflight and exploration, there have only been six rovers: three Apollo mission lunar rovers, two Russian Lunokhods, and one Sojourner rover on Mars.

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