An interesting video tour of ATHLETE — a rover concept for the moon that’s currently under development at JPL:
If you’re interested, JPL has more on ATHLETE here. HT to Gizmodo…
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Wow, great engineering. The fact that the wheel struts can also be used as manipulators is cool lateral thinking. I hope that the concept gets the go ahead and a couple of these can roam the moon quite soon.
P.S. Sam, have a great 2008.
Thanks — have a happy new year yourself!
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