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Google Lunar X PRIZE: Video Roundup of Rover/Rocket Tech May 29, 2009

Posted by Nick Azer in Google Lunar X Prize, rover, Team Italia.
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Here’s a quick, neat video from the Google Lunar X PRIZE showing what stage a lot of the teams‘ rovers and other technologies are at, from rodent-sized to rocket-powered:

My favorite there is probably Team Italia‘s spider-esque, six-legged walker—NASA has come to a similar design for their amazing ATHLETE support workhorse, so you figure they must be on to something :) 

Here’s a full video of that prototype in action (shake that booty!):

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