A short history of driving on the Moon

Photograph of John Young and the lunar rover on the Moon
John Young uses a sighting device to aim the rover’s high-gain antenna, which carried TV signals home from the moon. This image, shot during the Apollo 16 crew’s third EVA, shows that the right rear fender has lost its sliding extension. Credit: NASA

A new book examines the last three Apollo Moon missions and the remarkable lunar rovers that assisted their astronauts’ explorations.

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