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Bendix Manned Lunar Vehicle 4 Wheel
American manned lunar rover. Study 1961. The Bendix Manned Lunar Vehicle was a lunar rover design of November 1961. The vehicle had 4 wheels and a range of 400 km with a crew of 3 on a 14 day traverse.

AKA: Bendix Manned Lunar Vehicle. Status: Study 1961. Gross mass: 2,720 kg (5,990 lb).

The rover was designed to move loose lunar surface, and accomplish towing, assembly, maintenance, or repair tasks. Maximum speed was 8 kph, and slopes of 20 deg could be traversed. Version powered either by a combination of solar cells and RTG's or by two fuel cells were considered.

Crew Size: 3.



Family: Lunar Rovers, Moon. Country: USA. Agency: NASA, Bendix. Bibliography: 1994.

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