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The MarsCart: Simple, Reliable, Non-Powered, Field-Maintainable Transportation for Short-Range, Small-Payload Extravehicular Activity on Mars
Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (2016)
  • Cameron M. Smith, Portland State University
  • Louis Philippe Loncke
Abstract
A wheeled cart for carrying equipment during human pedestrian exploration of Mars is proposed, based on the authors' experience using similar vehicles in Australia and the Arctic. Improvements over the Apollo 14 Modular Equipment Transporter are highlighted, and essential design elements are described.
Publication Date
Winter 2016
Citation Information
Cameron M. Smith and Louis Philippe Loncke. "The MarsCart: Simple, Reliable, Non-Powered, Field-Maintainable Transportation for Short-Range, Small-Payload Extravehicular Activity on Mars" Journal of the British Interplanetary Society Vol. 68 (2016)
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