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Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon

Posted by: sanman - Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:55 am
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Post Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:55 am
Apparently, a lost Soviet moon rover called Lunakhod2 has been found on the Moon by an intrepid researcher:

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/201 ... rover.aspx


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Post Re: Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:00 am
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunokhod_2


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Post Re: Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:45 pm
pretty hilarious that richard garriot bought it for $68k ish. what a steal! also, how useless....

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Post Re: Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:28 pm
lol, well who else can claim they own property on the moon?


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Post Re: Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:50 am
Some more pics of the Lunokhod tracks and some of the other Soviet Luna landers

http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002389/

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Post Re: Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:52 pm
And now he is using it to claim squatters rights :twisted:

http://www.space.com/news/soviet-moon-r ... 00322.html

I wonder if anybody whose been sold one of those acres on the moon certificates will try to claim parking fees or issue a litter fine ;-)

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Post Re: Lost Soviet Rover Lunakhod2 Found on Moon   Posted on: Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:50 pm
It get's the discussion going again, which is a good thing!


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