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Lunar Rover manual is on the Web

Posted by Richard on August 5, 2009

If you're old enough to remember the Apollo moon landings, you may recall the Lunar Rover, our extraterrestrial dune buggy. Someone at NASA scanned the Lunar Rover Operations Manual and made it available on line. The whole thing is a 38Mb PDF, but they've also broken it up into approximately 5Mb sections for your convenience.

I've only checked out the second Section 2 PDF, covering mostly the procedures for deployment of the vehicle. It's pretty well documented, but it sure wasn't simple! I can just imagine James Irwin saying, "Wait a minute, David! You need to release the inboard handhold velcro tiedown strap first!"

If you're a space exploration nut, Apollo program fan, history buff, or technical writer, you'll get a kick out of this. 

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