American lunar rover. Study 1961. The Bendix Lunar Mobile System was an unmanned lunar rover design of September 1961. The vehicle had 3 wheels, powered separately, and a range of 800 km.
The cabin had a volume of 7.05 cubic meters. Navigation and control by earth commands. Maximum speed 6 kph; obstacle clearance 75 cm. Exploration and sample collection by remote control.
Gross mass: 750 kg (1,650 lb).
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NASA American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA, USA. More...
Bendix American manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Bendix, 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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