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ARCHIVE: Real World: Scarab, NASA's Newest Lunar Exploration Rover

ARCHIVE: Real World: Scarab, NASA's Newest Lunar Exploration Rover

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NASA's plans to return to the moon never materialized, but the ideas and innovations considered for lunar exploration advanced technology. Learn about NASA's autonomous rover called Scarab. Scarab was equipped with drills for taking lunar soil samples and special wheels designed by Michelin to optimize ground contact pressure.e.

Published on: June 22, 2009

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NASA; Scarab; regolith; Michelin; tires; ground contact pressure; resources; moon, NASA eClips, NIA, RealWorld Mathematics, Middle School, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, STEM, Education, Video, David Wettergreen, drill, prospecting, robot,