Lunar Rover

The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) is commonly known as the Lunar Rover or moon buggy.It was a battery powered vehicle used in the last three Apollo missions – 15, 16 and 17. The vehicle was transported to the moon in the Apollo Lunar Module. It could carry two astronauts and was designed to extend the possible area of exploration on the lunar surface. The three LRVs were left on the moon after each mission and remain there today.