What it’s like to drive on the moon

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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