NASA Chariot Tests

NASA plans to test lunar truck near Moses Lake, Columbia Basin Herald

NASA will launch lunar vehicle to Moses Lake, AP

"Central Washington might not seem like a lunar landscape to some people, but NASA sees enough similarities with the moon that it plans to test a prototype of a lunar vehicle there this summer. NASA is preparing to send astronauts to the moon by 2020 to build a lunar outpost. As part of that preparation, it's testing a prototype of a 1 ton lunar truck called the Chariot. NASA expects to begin testing the vehicle near the Grant County ORV Park on June 2 or 3 and finish about two weeks later, said Lucien Junkin, a robotics engineer and the design lead with the Johnson Space Center."

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