MoonTechnology

How they found Lunokhod 1 – still contributing to science

By May 29, 2011 One Comment

Any article on the internet that contains a photo as brilliant as this deserves promoting – but this one by Ariel Bleicher on IEEE from September 2010 is especially amazing, and contains the story of scientists rediscovering the little moon tank that could, and putting it to work again.

Just to add a weird twist to the story – the Lunokhod 2 moon rover was bought by this guy in 1993. Wonder what this one is worth?

Join the discussion One Comment

  • EdC says:

    Ahh Richard Garriott – or Lord British to anyone who played any Ultima computer game in the 80’s or early 90’s – surely not just me?!

    He also bought Lunik 21 – the lander that deployed Lunokhod 2.

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to the Luna Newsletter

Quote of the week

The new competitive advantage is the ability to anticipate, respond and adapt to change.

Recent Luna Posts

Become Remarkable.