ARCHIVE: Our World: Digging in Moon Dirt
Digging on the moon's surface poses several challenges. Unlike dirt found here on earth, moon dirt is razor sharp and very fine so researchers must design a machine that can dig moon dirt without destroying the machine. This NASA video takes you behind the scenes at the NASA lunar backhoe competition where researchers compete to find out who has made the most efficient machine.
Published on: March 11, 2013
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