Australians vote on name for home-made Moon rover

Space Daily Monday, 20 November 2023 ()
Sydney (AFP) Nov 20, 2023

Australians began voting Monday on a name for the country's first home-made Moon rover, with a shortlist including "Mateship", "Roo-ver" and "Kakirra" - an Indigenous word for the Earth's satellite. Australia's space industry will develop the semi-autonomous rover to collect lunar soil under an agreement signed two years ago with NASA, which plans to fly it to the Moon's surface as soon as

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