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