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Lunar roving vehicle deployment mechanismThe space support equipment that supports the lunar roving vehicle during the flight to the moon and permits the vehicle to be deployed from the lunar module onto the lunar surface with a minimum amount of astronaut participation is discussed. The design and evolution of the equipment are reviewed. The success of the overall lunar roving vehicle design, including the space support equipment, was demonstrated on the Apollo 15 and 16 missions.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Hunter, A. B.
(Boeing Co. Huntsville, AL, United States)
Spacey, B. W.
(Boeing Co. Huntsville, AL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
November 1, 1972
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center The 7th Aerospace Mech. Symp.
Subject Category
Space Vehicles
Accession Number
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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