Image of the Day: Soviet steampunk moon rover

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012
This steampunk-looking Soviet lunar rover, the Lunokhod 1, explored the moon via remote control back in the 1970s. NASA recently rediscovered the rover's position and bounced lasers off its reflector to help measure the position of the moon. Via Astronomy Picture of the Day.