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Tests conducted for NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS)
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JSC2008-E-139049 (18-31 Oct. 2008) --- During tests conducted for NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) at Black Point Lava Flow in Arizona, engineers, geologists and astronauts gathered to test two configurations of NASA's newest lunar rover prototype. The pressurized version, seen here and called the Lunar Electric Rover, includes a suitport that would allow crew members to climb in and out of spacesuits quickly for moonwalks. Here, Smithsonian Institution geologist Brent Garry dons his suit. Photo Credit: NASA

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