How Driving On the Moon Made Us Care About Space Again

Back in 1969, the Apollo 11 mission put mankind on the moon. It was a massive accomplishment. Two years later, though, people were getting bored. 40 years ago today, it become the moon buggy's job to make space fun again. » 7/30/11 4:10pm 7/30/11 4:10pm

NASA Lunar Chariot Tested by NYT Earthling (Verdict: Best Rims in Outer…

NASA's Lunar Chariot, which costs a reported $2 million to build, has just been tested by the NYT. The top speed of 15 mph may not set tarmac on fire, but it sure as hell can burn a truckload of astro stuff, all with it's six-wheeled wackiness trailing closely behind. The front driving "turret" houses the primary… » 3/30/08 6:00pm 3/30/08 6:00pm