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NASA Viper lunar rover books a ride to the moon with Astrobotic
The water-hunting robotic explorer will help pave the way for Artemis astronauts.This engineering model of the Viper rover went for a test drive in a lab.
NASA/Bridget Caswell, Alcyon Technical Services
NASA’s Viper lunar rover has a ticket to the moon for 2023. The space agency announced Thursday it’s selected Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic for a $199.5 million contract to deliver the rover to the south pole of our lunar neighbor.
The Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (Viper) is a four-wheeled vehicle designed to seek out water ice and sample the lunar soil.
This illustration shows what the Viper rover could look like on the moon.
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