Carnegie Mellon University to send first US robotic rover to the Moon in 2021

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has announced that it plans to send the first American unmanned rover to the Moon in July 2021. Under the direction of Robotics Institute director William “Red” Whittaker, the miniature four-wheeled robot will ride to the Moon aboard CMU’s Astrobotic Peregrine lander along with 14 other scientific payloads, and will be taking a miniature art gallery on its journey.

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