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Grumman LSS Project 344 Rover - Unmanned


American lunar rover. Study 1963. The Grumman Lunar Logistics System Project 344 unmanned rover design of February 1963 had 4 wheels (two equal-weight, 2 wheel modules of 360 cm diameter). The robot had a range of 750 km.

The design was also adaptable to a 2-wheel power module weighing 450 kg. It would perform unmanned functions. Navigation accuracy was 300 m.

Gross mass: 880 kg (1,940 lb).

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  • NASA American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA, USA. More...
  • Grumman American manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Grumman, Great River, NY, USA. More...

Bibliography
  • Bendix Corporation, Lunar Surface Mobility Systems Comparison and Evolution Study (MOBEV), Five volumes, submitted under contract NAS8-20334, November 1966..

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