Science: Space: Rover
rover on the moon   (0)  [vote for, against]

to map ice deposits close up
-- simonj, Jan 15 2009

Lunar rover http://upload.wikim...place_(cropped).jpg
New thing? [Thrust, Jan 15 2009]

Lunar rover.
Not autonomous though. [coprocephalous, Jan 15 2009]

What kind of ice? The type american gangstahs refer to as ICE?
-- neelandan, Jan 15 2009

Hardly a new idea is it? Think: Lunahod. (no, not a device for carrying Moon bricks)
-- coprocephalous, Jan 15 2009

\\ You reckon I'm cruel to dogs? \\

Would you have Rover ever return home (Earth)? Would Rover the moon-ice mapping dog also have nice warm wool pants to wear, while away way way up there?
-- Sir_Misspeller, Jan 15 2009

\\ change his name \\

I like Rover myself. But thanks for the nostalgia. hah. : ) been decades ago that I enjoyed that strange story.
-- Sir_Misspeller, Jan 15 2009

in an Exxon-Valdez sort of way, yes.
-- FlyingToaster, Jan 15 2009

What about Earth's other moons?
-- 4whom, Jan 15 2009

random, halfbakery