Lunar Gadgets
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From Moon cars to live color TV, we highlight some of the coolest and most surprising Apollo technologies, some of which reshaped technologies we still use today.

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How NASA brought color TV to the Moon

NASA almost didn’t transmit live from the lunar surface. Their progress with TV — color TV in particular — helped revolutionize the tech.

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A car for the Moon: The Lunar Roving Vehicle

First conceived of in a Harper’s magazine article by Wernher von Braun, these Moon cars let astronauts roam far from their landing site, collecting vital scientific samples.

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Apollo astronauts almost got to fly lunar jetpacks

Bell Aerospace built a Lunar Flying Unit that would have let Apollo astronauts explore vast distances on the Moon. NASA ultimately spiked the plans.

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Reaching For The Stars, Grounded In Tradition

As a space-grant institution, Texas A&M University is contributing research and talent to support NASA's missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.

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