SETI bioastro: China displays model of robot lunar rover

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From: Larry Klaes (larry.klaes@incent.com)
Date: Wed Jun 13 2001 - 07:33:18 PDT


http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Launchpad/1921/news.htm

June 5, 2001 - Conceptual Lunar Rover Showcased

Scale model of a Chinese lunar rover is in display theses days in an
exhibition in Beijing. The model is reportedly based on a prototype
developed by Tsinghua University. The solar powered rover has six wheels and
is equipped with a 3D camera. It is said the Tsinghua rover is one of
several prototypes under devleopment. However China so far has no decision
on the lunar rover exploration project. (Beijing Youth)


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