Lunar Rover

A Fun Fact About the Lunar Rover

Lunar Rover - Moving ForwardDid you know that Washington state is the home of the Lunar Rover, the vehicle used by astronauts on the moon?

Boeing began building the Rover at the Kent, WA facility in 1969.

There are still some Lunar Rovers parked on the surface of the moon today waiting for the next intrepid batch of moon visitors.

According to Boeing’s web site, http://www.boeing.com/boeing/history/boeing/lrv.page , the technology was most useful in developing improved wheelchairs for people back on earth too.

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