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ARCHIVE: Real World: Tools for Construction - NASA's Lunar Crane

ARCHIVE: Real World: Tools for Construction - NASA's Lunar Crane

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Living and working on the moon requires specialized technology. NASA's plans to return to the moon have changed, but learn more about the innovative lunar crane developed by NASA for use in heavy lifting on other worlds. See how composite materials are used to improve the mass: strength ratio and how variable degrees of rotation allow this versatile machine to move.

Published on: September 11, 2009

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NASA; NASA eClips; NIA; Real World; middle school; math; moon; crane; composite; LSMS; ratio; mass; weight; rotation, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, STEM, Education, Video, Bill Doggett, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, STEM,