CMU rover, art package going to moon

Carnegie Mellon University is sending a robotic rover and an art package to the moon. The rover, which is being developed by a CMU team, is equipped with video cameras. It will land in July 2021 and will be one of the first American rovers to explore the moon’s surface, according to CMU.

“We are excited to expand our knowledge of the moon and develop lunar technology that will assist NASA in its goal of landing astronauts on the lunar surface by 2024,” J. Michael McQuade, CMU’s vice president of research, said.

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