New NASA Moon Rover Revealed – The Video

I was fortunate enough to be on Mauna Kea when they had the “Media Day” and got to see the SCARAB rover in action.

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Here is NASA’s Latest Mars Rover. It doesn’t have a name yet, however, NASA is offering kids a chance to name it: (DOUBLE CLICK TO GO TO VIDEO)

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NASA unveiled its latest prototype lunar vehicle at the tail-end of Barack Obama’s inauguration parade in Washington DC.

The Lunar Electric Rover was tested in the Arizona desert last October and is run by a plug-in electric Lithium-ion battery.

NASA is sharing its technology with the US automobile industry.

The strange looking vehicle has plenty of time to wait till being used for its intended purpose, as astronauts are not due to go back to the moon until 2020.

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