What it’s like to drive on the moon

February 4, 2013

Alasdair Wilkins of io9 unearthed (unmooned?) this wonderful video of Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charles Duke driving around the moon:

The real action starts around the :54 mark, when Young and Duke bring their camera aboard the Lunar Rover and start puttering around the lunar landscape at a thrilling 10 miles per hour. Lots of potholes.

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Brad Plumer · February 4, 2013