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Light Utility Rover
Light Utility Rover
Light Utility Rover
American manned lunar rover. Study 1990. In 1990, Boeing Advanced Civil Space Systems performed an Advanced Civil Space Systems Piloted Rover Technology Assessment Study, which considered both a large pressurized and a small unpressurized rover.

Status: Study 1990. Gross mass: 990 kg (2,180 lb). Height: 4.06 m (13.32 ft). Diameter: 2.34 m (7.67 ft).

The smaller, Light Utility Rover, would provide 8 hours life support for 2 crew members.

It was designed to transport the crew plus 200 kg of equipment or 300 kg of bulk materials, and perform other light construction and hauling tasks. It had a mass of 984 kg, a length of 4.06 m, and a width of 2.34 m. It was designed for a ground clearance of 0.47 m. Total power was 1 kW, with motors in each drive wheel. Power was supplied by either rechargeable batteries or fuel cells.

Crew Size: 2. Electric System: 1.00 average kW.



Family: Lunar Rovers, Moon. Country: USA. Agency: NASA, Boeing. Bibliography: 1995.

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