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The next astronauts to land on the moon will be driving an all-new lunar rover. The new rover, called the Chariot, will contain several improvements over the old “moon buggies,” including an optional pressurized cabin with beds, a pantry, a waste-management system, and a pair of space suits, allowing astronauts to live and work “on the road” for up to two weeks.
The rover will need to pass several rounds of tests between now and 2019, when the final model will be complete.
Read more on National Geographic News.