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Astrobotic Awarded $5.6 Million NASA Contract to Deliver Autonomous Moon Rover

Written by  Copernical Team Monday, 08 July 2019 05:20
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Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Jul 08, 2019
image Astrobotic has been selected by NASA's Lunar Surface and Instrumentation and Technology Payload (LSITP) program to develop an autonomous lunar rover with its partner, Carnegie Mellon University. The 13 kilogram autonomous rover known as MoonRanger, is being developed to provide high fidelity 3D maps of the Moon's surface in areas such as polar regions and lunar pits. It will demonstrate tr
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